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Monkey Patching

Monkey Patching - as interpreted by GPT-4 & DALL-E 3

Monkey Patching

muhn-kee pach-ing


The act of hastily fixing or extending code with quick-and-dirty solutions, much like using duct tape to fix a spaceship.


From the idea of modifying or extending code in a quick, makeshift way.

Usage Example

I just monkey patched this library; it's not pretty, but it'll hold together... hopefully,' said Mia, crossing her fingers.