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Adjective: bony (bonier,boniest)  bow-nee
  1. Very thin especially from disease, hunger or cold
    "emaciated bony hands";
    - cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted
  2. Composed of or containing bone
    "bony tissue";
    - osseous, osteal
  3. Having bones especially many or prominent bones
    "her bony wrist"; "bony fish"; "a bony shad fillet";
    - boney

Derived forms: boniest, bonier

See also: bone, boned, bonelike, lean, meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], osteoid, strong-boned, thin

Antonym: boneless

Encyclopedia: Bony, Aisne