Bony synonyms

bō'nē
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Bony and lean; gaunt:
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Without much flesh; very thin
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Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
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(Of hair) Straight and flat; thin and limp. (often associated with being greasy)
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(Informal) Somewhat lank; tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward.
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Containing little fat or less fat relative to a standard:
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Stunted or straggly:
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Watery:
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Thin and bony; hollow-eyed and haggard, as from great hunger or age; emaciated
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Relating to bone or to the skeleton.
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Hardened or bony.
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Difficult to do or deal with
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The definition of tough is someone or something strong and flexible, rugged, harsh or hard to chew or cut through.
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Without flesh, lacking flesh.
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Of poor quality or small amount; not full or rich; inadequate
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(Of a person) thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome
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Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
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Small in amount, degree, or extent; slight; scant; meager
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Not elaborate or ornate; simple:
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Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility.
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Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed:
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Alternative spelling of bony.
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Of corpselike pallor; pallid:
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Thin or haggard, especially from hunger or disease.
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Exhausted or distraught and often gaunt in appearance.
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Very thin
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The definition of skeletal means related to bones.
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Frail and enfeebled, as from prolonged illness; emaciated.
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Composed of, containing, or like bone; bony
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(Chiefly UK, figuratively) Lacking strength, courage, or resolve; spineless.
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Of or pertaining to cement, as of a tooth.
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Having characteristics, or molecular structure, of diamond
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(Idiomatic, of a girl or woman) Having a flat chest; having small breasts.
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Resembling iron or some aspect of it.
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Resembling a spider in form, characteristics, or behavior.
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Resembling or characteristic of steel.
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Resembling stone or a stone.
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Having much fat in relation to lean
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