= Adj. Done or made using whatever is available, Interim or Temporary measure:

 

E.g.:

 

1- "The rock served as a makeshift hammer"

 

2- "Sam arranged a row of chairs to form a makeshift bed"

 

3- "Thousands of refugees are living in makeshift camps."

 

 

= [ Makeshift ] N. Something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency =

A temporary substitute or device, Expedient means:

 

"When his belt broke, he was forced to use string as a makeshift"

 

 

*Note*

...could indicate that the devised is herefore not very good.

(a makeshift shelter/hospital/school)

 

 

Adapted from the following Sources; Online:

WordWeb, Oxford Dictionary, Cambridge Dictionary, Macmillan Dictionary, The Free Dictionary, Merriam-Webster