What is another word for boneshaker?

361 synonyms found


[ bˈə͡ʊnʃe͡ɪkə], [ bˈə‍ʊnʃe‍ɪkə], [ b_ˈəʊ_n_ʃ_eɪ_k_ə]

Boneshaker is a slang term used to describe an old, poorly-maintained bicycle. This term originated in the late 19th century and was popularized during the early days of cycling when the design of bicycles was still primitive and crude. Other synonyms that can be used instead of boneshaker include Klunker, rattletrap, jalopy, old wreck, and vintage bicycle. These terms all describe a bicycle that is old, worn out, and difficult to ride. Despite the derogatory nature of these terms, some people still find joy in riding old bicycles. These vintage bicycles may be uncomfortable and difficult to ride, but they have a certain charm and character that cannot be found in modern bicycles.

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Boneshaker is a 1973 horror film directed and written by Tobe Hooper. The film tells the story of William "Boneshaker" Thorne (aka Frank Cotton), a surgeon who turns to brutality to keep his insular and dangerous community of mutants in line.

Despite mixed reviews, Boneshaker is often cited as a seminal film in the slasher genre, as it introduced the character of the brutal, psychopathic killer. The film has had a significant influence on subsequent horror films, and it was awarded a Scarecrow Award for excellence in horror film innovation in 1981.

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