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bag of bonesnoun [S]

uk   us   informal
someone who is ​extremelythin: The ​child was just a ​bag of ​bones when we ​found her.
(Definition of bag of bones from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bag of bones”
in Chinese (Simplified) 瘦骨嶙峋的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘦骨嶙峋的人…
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