1. n. an old car.
He drives an old clunker and doesn’t have any insurance.
I gotta get rid of this clunker pretty soon.
2. n. someone or something worthless; a clinker.
We have to get the clunkers off the payroll.
Fred? There’s another clunker we don’t need.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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