Translation of boneshaker in Spanish:


carraca, n.

Pronunciation /ˈboʊnˌʃeɪkər/ /ˈbəʊnʃeɪkə/


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    carraca feminine informal
    cacharro masculine informal
    cascajo masculine informal
    • A cleaned up adaptation of a Steinbeck novel, this centres on Sweetheart, a boneshaker of a bus rattling over the 'washboard roads' of Southern California.
    • We fly to Iasi, a remote university town in the north-east of Romania, on a tiny bone-shaker of a plane with propellers.
    • It is possible to blow huge amounts of money on car modifications, ruining your automobile and ending up with a fuel drinking stodgy bone shaker.
    • Nestled in green mountains, the tiny village of Jima is reached by a crowded, bone-shaker bus via an ochre-hued rollercoaster dirt road.
    • An old boneshaker of a car was tearing along the Chicago-Cleveland highway at an incredible speed.
    • The Rover still had solid rubber tyres and the smaller wheels meant that it was still a boneshaker which required springs.
    • He takes us from the French pushbike of 1816 through boneshakers and penny-farthings to the English velocipedes and the Humbers of the 1880s.
    • The boneshaker was further refined by James Starley in the 1870's.
    • Old Chinese boneshaker bicycles can be hired for a pittance, and the area is less hilly than much of Xishuangbanna.
    • There were also the lovely old bikes, penny farthings and boneshakers being pedalled around.
    • By 1863, attaching cranks and pedals to the front wheel of the hobby horse had produced the velocipede, commonly known as the boneshaker.