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jalopy

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noun ja·lopy \jə-ˈlä-pē\

Simple Definition of jalopy

  • : an old car that is in poor condition

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of jalopy

plural

jalopies

  1. :  a dilapidated old vehicle (as an automobile)

Examples of jalopy in a sentence

  1. He fixed up an old jalopy.

  2. <his parents gave him an old jalopy for school>



Origin and Etymology of jalopy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1928

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JALOPY Defined for Kids

jalopy

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noun ja·lopy \jə-ˈlä-pē\

Definition of jalopy for Students

plural

jalopies

  1. :  a worn old automobile





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