clunker(redirected from a clunker)
1. A car that is in poor condition. I think it's time for me to get a new car—this one has turned out to be a real clunker.
2. Someone or something deemed to be insignificant or ineffectual. I had high hopes for the new employee, but he turned out to be a real clunker.
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1. n. an old car. He drives an old clunker and doesn’t have any insurance.
2. n. someone or something worthless; a clinker. We have to get the clunkers off the payroll.
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