jalopy

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noun ja·lopy \jə-ˈlä-pē\

Definition of jalopy

plural

jalopies

  1. :  a dilapidated old vehicle (such 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

Other Vehicles Terms


JALOPY Defined for English Language Learners

jalopy

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noun ja·lopy \jə-ˈlä-pē\

Definition of jalopy for English Language Learners

  • : an old car that is in poor condition


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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