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Meaning of "bonesetter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BONESETTER

bonesetter  [ˈbəʊnˌsɛtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BONESETTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bonesetter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BONESETTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bonesetter

A bonesetter is a practitioner of joint manipulation. Before the advent of chiropractors, osteopaths, and physical therapists, bonesetters were the main providers of this type of treatment. Bonesetters would also reduce joint dislocations and "re-set" bone fractures.

Definition of bonesetter in the English dictionary

The definition of bonesetter in the dictionary is a person who sets broken or dislocated bones, esp one who has no formal medical qualifications.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BONESETTER


besetter
bɪˈsɛtə
filmsetter
ˈfɪlmˌsɛtə
jet-setter
dʒɛt ˈsɛtə
osseter
ɒˈsɛtə
pacesetter
ˈpeɪsˌsɛtə
photosetter
ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛtə
phototypesetter
ˌfəʊtəʊˈtaɪpsɛtə
pinsetter
ˈpɪnˌsɛtə
resetter
riːˈsɛtə
setter
ˈsɛtə
Teletypesetter
ˌtɛlɪˈtaɪpˌsɛtə
terzetta
tɜːˈtsɛtə
trendsetter
ˈtrɛndˌsɛtə
typesetter
ˈtaɪpˌsɛtə
upsetter
ʌpˈsɛtə
wadsetter
ˈwɒdˌsɛtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BONESETTER

bone of contention
bone oil
bone structure
bone turquoise
bone up
bone wax
bone-chilling
bone-dry
boneblack
boned
bonefish
bonefishing
bonehead
boneheaded
boneless
boner
bones
boneset
boneshaker
boneyard

WORDS THAT END LIKE BONESETTER

cover letter
fetter
for that matter
for the better
form letter
getter
go one better
had better
letter
love letter
netter
newsletter
open letter
petter
regretter
the better
the letter
to the letter
vetter
wetter
with a capital letter

Synonyms and antonyms of bonesetter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bonesetter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BONESETTER

Find out the translation of bonesetter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bonesetter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bonesetter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

跌打
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bonesetter
570 millions of speakers

English

bonesetter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

bonesetter
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مجبر العظام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

костоправ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bonesetter
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

bonesetter
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rebouteux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bonesetter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bonesetter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

bonesetter
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

bonesetter
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bonesetter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bonesetter
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

bonesetter
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बोन्ससेटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çıkıkçı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aggiustaossa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bonesetter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

костоправ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bonesetter
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bonesetter
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bonesetter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bonesetter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bones
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bonesetter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BONESETTER»

The term «bonesetter» is normally little used and occupies the 119.872 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BONESETTER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bonesetter

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BONESETTER»

Discover the use of bonesetter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bonesetter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Bonesetter's Daughter
Struggling to regain her voice and express her true feelings to her husband, ghostwriter Ruth Young discovers that her inability to speak closely parallels the story of her mother LuLing's early life in China.
Amy Tan, 2001
2
The Bonesetter's Daughter
The story conjures the pain of broken dreams, the power of myths, and the strength of love that enables us to recover in memory what we have lost in grief.
Amy Tan, 2001
3
The Ghost and the Bonesetter
The first collection of the papers of Francis Purcell, a parish priest in thesouth of Ireland, who was a collector of old local traditions.
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, 2002
4
Wallace's Monthly: An Illustrated Magazine Devoted to ...
2:88 Lexington Chief Jr.' -Mil 2:43 2:30H 2:30)4 2:24 2:42 Bonesetter Marshall Chief Don J. Robinson... Chimes Erie Abdallah Ericsson Primus Kirkwood Tom Hunter Sam Kirkwood Ledger Truesdale's Abd h. iilenview Crown Chief Chauncey ...
5
Healing by Hand: Manual Medicine and Bonesetting in Global ...
In the actions, several people may be involved — the bonesetter himself, the patient's relatives, and people who may be called in to provide a helping hand. Those who are asked to help need not necessarily be known by the patient. Indeed ...
Kathryn S. Oths, Servando Z. Hinojosa, 2004
6
Fate! Luck! Chance!: Amy Tan, Stewart Wallace, and the ...
Accompanied by Tan's complete libretto for the opera, an intriguing study follows the process of translating Amy Tan's best-selling novel, The Bonesetter's Daughter, into a new opera to debut in 2008 at the San Francisco Opera, examining ...
Ken Smith, 2008
7
The National Poland-China Record
Nelson Prospect, 94997. < f M's Hadley, 530S4S. 1 Miss Clarlnda, 135030S. f Giant Prospect, 68946S. I Mary Nelson, 170932S. f Giant Prospect, G8946S. L Mary Nelson, 1709328. Bonesetter. 87921. Queen's Equal, 19743S. Г Giant Prospect ...
8
Life with the Trotters
He showed me so well on this occasion that I was satisfied that, barring an accident, he would beat i Bonesetter in the match. I had a man watching Bonesetter all " the time, and he wrote me that the weather in Chicago had been very bad, ...
John Splan, 1889
9
Amy Tan
BEFORE the beginning of The Bonesetter's Daughter (2001) proper, Amy Tan, in her acknowledgements and epigraph, returns to the matrilineal narrative that she never quite abandoned even in her novel about two half-sisters.1 Between The ...
Bella Adams, 2005
10
Reading Amy Tan
6. THE. BONESETTER'S. DAUGHTER. (2001). A few years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Amy Tan's mother, Daisy, passed away on November 22, 1999, surrounded by loved ones. Shortly after her mother's funeral , Tan lost ...
Lan Dong, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BONESETTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bonesetter is used in the context of the following news items.
1
We Kill the Dead Comic Is a Love Letter to Slasher Genre
... Crinoline Head (Crinoline Head, Dorchester's Revenge), Bonesetter (The Bonesetter, The Bonesetter Returns), Jonah (Jonah Lives), Verden ... «Dread Central, Jun 15»
2
Who Will Heal? Climate Change Disrupts Ancient Medical Tradition …
It belongs to Don Felipe Llaro, an 80-year old bonesetter, herbalist and lifetime resident of Chugurpampa, Peru. And, according to Oths, he's ... «UA News, Jun 15»
3
I've disappointed my mother– Robbery suspect
Crime Watch Today gathered that one of the injured person was immediately rushed to a traditional bonesetter in a neighbouring town, ... «Daily Sun, May 15»
4
The Home Literacy Project assigns a novel to Belleville West …
James Beverly: “I read ' The Bonesetter's Daughter' (by Amy Tan) with my mother (Makisha Binns). When we looked at the sheet, it seemed like ... «Belleville News Democrat, Mar 15»
5
Dharavi's artistic face
Mohamed Salim, a bonesetter who has been treating orthopaedic complaints for the past 12 years. Bonesetting has been the traditional ... «The Hindu, Mar 15»
6
Amy Tan talks about writing
In preparing her 2008 opera The Bonesetter's Daughter, she went to Dimen, a remote village in southwestern China's Guizhou province, to live ... «Chinadaily USA, Mar 15»
7
Rock Bottom Remainders: Not the best band, but the most literary
... the best-selling author of the iconic “The Joy Luck Club” and equally acclaimed novels “The Kitchen God's Wife,” “The Bonesetter's Daughter' ... «Arizona Daily Star, Mar 15»
8
The 14 Best San Francisco-Set Novels
We had a bit of a debate over this one: should we choose Tan's The Bonesetter's Daughter, or The Kitchen God's Wife, instead? Both of those ... «SFist, Mar 15»
9
Writers who rock also will talk at Tucson book festival
Amy Tan, whose body of work includes the “The Joy Luck Club,” “The Kitchen God's Wife,” “The Hundred Secret Senses,” “The Bonesetter's ... «Arizona Daily Star, Mar 15»
10
Inside Abia: Nigeria's dirtiest state
I am a widow and our source of livelihood is gone. I don't even have money to give her proper treatment, so I took her to a native bonesetter. «Daily Sun, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Bonesetter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bonesetter>. Mar 2020 ».
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