Bony - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈboʊni|  American pronunciation of the word bony
Brit.  |ˈbəʊni|  British pronunciation of the word bony
- being very thin (syn: scraggly, scraggy, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy)
pale bony hands

Examples

...that bony old horse may have been deliberately starved...

She had a bony intelligent face.

He was tall and bony.

A bony process on the foot

bony protrusions on the outside of the elbow

The armadillo's armor consists of a series of small, bony plates.

The bard was a lank bony figure, with short black hair.

the bony excrescence between its horns

Word forms

adjective
comparative: bonier
superlative: boniest
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