Part of speech:
Of, relating to, or resembling skin.
Thin and bony; hollow-eyed and haggard, as from great hunger or age; emaciated
Very thin and bony:
Tall and lean, or long and slender
The definition of lean is with little fat.
Deficient in richness, fertility, or vigor; feeble:
Bony and lean:
Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
Round and plump; fleshy
Bony and lean; gaunt:
Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
Small in amount, degree, or extent; slight; scant; meager
Not elaborate or ornate; simple:
Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility.
Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed:
Weighing less than is normal, healthy, or required.
Stunted in growth; undersized or inferior
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