Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
jalopy (plural jalopies)
- (US) An old, dilapidated vehicle.
- 1979, Jack Kerouac, On the road, page 3:
- 2003, Terrance Dicks & Barry Letts, Deadly Reunion, chapter 22:
- There's only a rough track and I doubt if that jalopy of yours will make it.
old, dilapidated car