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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having bones especially many or prominent bones; Composed of or containing bone adj. - Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.

Usage examples (32)
  • A bony shad fillet
  • Emaciated bony hands
  • The kind of bony where it appears the chest concaves into the heart.
  •       “Her face, a little, But don't you find her kind of bony?” for more
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  • The "bonny" (beautiful) child was no longer "bony" (lean, scrawny).
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