HyperDic: bony

English > 3 senses of the word bony:
ADJECTIVEallbony, scraggy, scraggly, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedybeing very thin
pertbony, osseous, ostealcomposed of or containing bone
allbony, boneyhaving bones especially many or prominent bones
bony > pronunciation
Soundsbow'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > bony: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery thin.
Synonymsscraggy, scraggly, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy
Broaderthin, leanlacking excess flesh
Spanishcadavérico, chupado, consumido, delgaducho, demacrada, demacrado, descarnado, enclenque, enjuto, escuálido, esquelético, huesudo, macilenta, macilento, raquítico, seco
Catalancadavèric, consumit, demacrat, descarnat, escanyolit, escarransit, esquelètic, magre, ossut, raquític, ressec, sec, xuclat
Nounsbonyness, boninessextreme / extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
English > bony: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningComposed of or containing bone.
Synonymsosseous, osteal
Spanishóseo
Catalanossi
Nounsbonerigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
bonethe porous calcified substance from which bones are made
English > bony: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving bones especially many or prominent bones.
Examples
  • "a bony shad fillet"
  • "her bony wrist"
  • "bony fish"
Synonymboney
NarrowerboneConsisting of or made up of bone
bonedHaving bones as specified
bonelikeresembling bone
strong-bonedHaving strong bones
OppositebonelessWithout a bone or bones
Spanishhuesudo
Catalanossut
Nounsbonerigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

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