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bony

bon·y

bony

 
pronunciation:
bo ni
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: bonier, boniest
definition 1: pertaining to or resembling a bone.
definition 2: having an internal skeletal system partly or wholly made up of bone.
definition 3: full of bones.
bony fish that is difficult to eat
definition 4: having protruding or visible bones; gaunt.
antonyms:
plump
similar words:
angular, gaunt, scrawny
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derivation: boniness (n.)
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