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clunker

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1 a dilapidated old automobile
  • she drove a clunker because she couldn't afford anything better

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2 something that has failed
  • a real clunker, the movie was soon littering the shelves of video stores everywhere

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The first known use of clunker was in 1930

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“Clunker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clunker. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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