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