jalopy jalopy  /dʒə ˈlɑ pi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a car that is old and unreliable

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It boasts enough auto-erotic car-nage to make Grand Theft Auto IV seem, by comparison, like a junkyard jalopy.
  2. Speed Racer boasts enough auto-erotic car-nage to make Grand Theft Auto IV seem, by comparison, like a jalopy junkyard.

News

  1. Custom automaker restores jalopies to past glory

    Talk about pricing what the market will bear. How about $280,000 for an old Dodge pickup? Or $190,000 for a 1950s station wagon-cum-jalopy covered in rust?
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  2. Custom $280,000 '65 Dodge pickup pilfers parts from Rolls

    Talk about pricing what the market will bear. How about $280,000 for an old Dodge pickup? Or $190,000 for a'50s station wagon-cum-jalopy covered in rust?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Custom $280,000 Franken-Dodge Pickup Pilfers Rolls’ Rug

    Talk about pricing what the market will bear. How about $280,000 for an old Dodge pickup? Or $190,000 for a 1950s station wagon-cum-jalopy covered in rust?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "What Reagan referred to as the 'old jalopy of our tax system' is clogging the US economy highway yet again," Paulson said in an opinion piece appearing in The Wall Street Journal. "The current tax code distorts capital flows, hurting...
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Henry Paulson Source: Forbes

  2. "I talk about them as I'm working out, just to show folks that life goes on after replacements: just like an old jalopy keeps going with new fenders and hubcaps," added Fonda.
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: Jane Fonda Source: Oneindia

  3. "High gas prices are hitting families hard, but they're also causing our economy to stall and sputter like a jalopy," Rep. Edward Markey of Massachusetts said.
    on May 22, 2007 By: Edward Markey Source: FOX News

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