A kludge (or kluge) is a workaround, a quick-and-dirty solution, a clumsy or inelegant, yet effective, solution to a problem, typically using parts that are cobbled together.
कहीं का ईंट, कहीं का रोडा, भानुमती ने कुनबा जोड़ा
came across this word while reading an article on snow-leopard-vs-windows7. it was used for the native xp mode on windows7.
anyhoo, isn't this what we all do everyday? for all our problems?