from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A decrepit machine, especially an old car; a rattletrap.
  • noun A failure; a flop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun informal A decrepit motor car.
  • noun informal Anything which is in poor condition or of poor quality.


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