noun clunk·er \ˈkləŋ-kər\

: an old car or machine that does not work well

: something that is a complete failure

Full Definition of CLUNKER

:  an old or badly working piece of machinery; especially :  a dilapidated automobile
:  someone or something notably unsuccessful <told a joke that was a real clunker>

Examples of CLUNKER

  1. My first car was an old clunker that kept breaking down.
  2. That joke was a real clunker.
  3. The director's recent films have all been clunkers.

First Known Use of CLUNKER


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