boneshaker

UK [ˈbəʊnˌʃeɪkə(r)] / US [ˈboʊnˌʃeɪkər] noun [countable]
Word forms "boneshaker":
singular boneshaker plural boneshakers British informal
an old uncomfortable vehicle

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  • boneshaker — Australian Slang any ancient and rickety bicycle or other vehicle …   English dialects glossary

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  • boneshaker — noun Brit. informal an old vehicle with poor suspension. ↘an early type of bicycle without rubber tyres …   English new terms dictionary

  • boneshaker — noun (C) BrE humorous an old vehicle that is in very bad condition …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • boneshaker — bone·shaker …   English syllables

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