jackleg

Definitions:

  • Lacking skill or training; incompetent. Used especially of lawyers or preachers.
  • Unscrupulous or dishonest.
  • Makeshift; temporary.
  • An unskilled or unscrupulous itinerant worker.
  • A strikebreaker.
  • <xref>amateur</xref>, <xref>untrained</xref>, <xref>incompetent</xref>
  • <xref>dishonest</xref>, <xref>unscrupulous</xref>
  • A type of <xref>drill</xref> operated by means of <xref>compressed air</xref>.
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