clunker

[ kluhng-ker ]
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nounInformal.
  1. something worthless or inferior.

  2. Also klunk·er . an old, worn-out vehicle or machine, especially a car.

Origin of clunker

1
1940–45, Americanism;clunk + -er1; cf. clinker1

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British Dictionary definitions for clunker

clunker

/ (ˈklʌŋkə) /


nouninformal
  1. mainly US a dilapidated old car or other machine

  2. something that fails: the novel's last line is a clunker

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