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    bony - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bony

    Definition
    (adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    Example Sentence
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
    Definition
    (adj) composed of or containing bone
    Synonyms : osseous , osteal
    Example Sentence
    • osseous tissue
    Definition
    (adj) having bones especially many or prominent bones
    Synonyms : boney
    Example Sentence
    • a bony shad fillet
    • her bony wrist
    • bony fish
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