Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun jalopy

1 sense of jalopy

Sense 1
bus, jalopy, heap -- (a car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus")
       => car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar -- (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work")
       => dysphemism -- (an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one; "his favorite dysphemism was to ask for axle grease when he wanted butter")

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