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Meaning of “bony” - Learner’s Dictionary

bony

adjective     /ˈbəʊni/
very thin, so that you can see or feel bones: bony elbowsThin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
Translations of “bony”
in Korean 뼈가 드러나는…
in Arabic نَحيل, نَحيف…
in Portuguese ossudo…
in Catalan ossut…
in Japanese やせて骨ばった…
in Italian ossuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘦削的, 皮包骨頭的…
in Russian костлявый…
in Turkish kemikleri çıkmış, kemikli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瘦削的, 皮包骨头的…
in Polish kościsty…
(Definition of bony from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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