boneshaker


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boneshaker

(ˈbəʊnˌʃeɪkə)
n
1. an early type of bicycle having solid tyres and no springs
2. slang any decrepit or rickety vehicle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boneshaker - any wheeled vehicle that is dilapidated and uncomfortable; "that old bike without rubber tires was a real boneshaker"
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
Translations

boneshaker

[ˈbəʊnˌʃeɪkəʳ] N (Aut etc) → armatoste m, rácano m; (= bicycle) bicicleta antigua con ruedas sólidas y sin muelles

boneshaker

[ˈbəʊnˌʃeɪkəʳ] n (hum) (bicycle, car) → catorcio
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