Meaning of puddle-jumper

pud•dle-jump•er

Pronunciation: (pud'l-jum"pur), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. a light plane, esp. one traveling only short distances or making many stops.
  2. an old, rickety automobile; flivver.
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