boneshaker


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
So we enjoyed some peace imperfect peace and took things like we are sitting in a boneshaker truck on a rough road from Kenyasi to Kwabeng.
It's gonna be an absolute Boneshaker!" Tickets: Thursday, November 14.
For grandad Hubert Pilkington gets around Ormskirk on an even older Boneshaker. And dad Richard is head and shoulders above the rest on his AN ATTEMPT to create a major new music recording label in Liverpool has been launched.
Klein, and interviews with Pulitzer-nominated author Richard Monaco (Parsival) and award-winning novelists Cherie Priest (Boneshaker) and Caitlin Kiernan (The Drowning Girl).
Thomas rolled safely home with Team Sky's big hitters in Amiens, but after Bastille Day comes the big boneshaker.
Verdina will focus on production of Hahn and Boneshaker brands and has more than 15 years of winemaking experience, starting in 2002 during his first harvest with Hahn Family Wines.
Hundreds of men and youths trundling wheelbarrows, handcarts, broken-down prams, boneshaker bicycles, and grocers' two-wheeled trolleys along a single-track railway, tearing a way through a wilderness of gorse bushes and tangled undergrowth, climbing an endlessly winding country lane until at last Mecca was reached.
It might have been a noisy, slow, dated old boneshaker of a thing, but so many of us loved the strength, the quirkiness and the durability of our old friend, the Defender.
How would you enjoy riding a boneshaker or a dandy horse instead of your bicycle?
Featured bands on this compilation include: Witchburn, Windowpane, Strangely Alright, South Kitsap Infidels, SleepyPilot, Ravages of Time, Mechanism, Klover Jane, In the Between, Ian Jones, Dear Darkness, Boneshaker, Ariah Christine, Amanda Hardy, and Amadon.
Since the children enjoyed these questions so much, here are a few more posers that tested the minds of students from the senior categories: Draisine, Boneshaker, Columbia Expert and American Safety were some of the earliest types of this everyday vehicle.
She has also made "Boneshaker," a short about an African family lost in America.