- jalopy (n.)
- "battered old automobile," 1924 (early variants include jaloupy, jaloppi, gillopy), of unknown origin; perhaps from Jalapa, Mexico, where many U.S. used cars supposedly were sent (see jalapeno).
- 1. I have a special passion for that jalopy.
- 2. The old jalopy clanked up the hill.
- 3. You actually paid money for that jalopy?
- 4. I'll use this jalopy.
- 5. " Ah, it was an old jalopy. "
- “ 啊, 那是一辆旧车. ”
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