Examples of jalopy in a Sentence
He fixed up an old jalopy.
his parents gave him an old jalopy for school
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This is an organization that paints an old jalopy in opposing team’s colors, parks it in front of the arena, and then asks fans for a $5 charitable contribution to swing at it with a sledgehammer.
There ought to be graphics of a junkyard of jalopies: Look, there's the ghost of Virginia right there.
When a jalopy driven by the mysterious Alison (Claire van der Boom) sputters into the garage where Henry works nights with the ebullient Arthur (Delroy Lindo, excellent), a friendship — and more — develops between Alison and fellow lost soul Henry.
Picture Dmitriev going off on a dig in his threadbare jalopy (a Niva).
But what happens when your crews are still first-rate but your spacecraft is a jalopy — like, say, the overgrown, broken-down Mir space station which, by the late 1990s, had long since passed its orbital expiration date?
Reviving cheery Archie and its cozy world of malt shoppes and jalopies as a tale of unsolved homicide sounds like remaking the day as night.
NASA's open secret was that the Apollo was a jalopy, a hurry-up spacecraft that was being designed mostly with beating the Soviet Union to the moon in mind.
The rhythms have a spiky, loping quality, evoking a jalopy puttering up a hill then racing down the other side again and again.
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: an old car that is in poor condition
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