bony Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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 us   /ˈboʊ·ni/
very ​thin, so that ​bones can be ​seen: She had a ​long, bony ​face.
(of ​fish) having a lot of ​bones in it
(Definition of bony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bony" in British English

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uk   /ˈbəʊ.ni/  us   /ˈboʊ-/

bony adjective (THIN)

very ​thin: long bony ​fingers

bony adjective (MADE OF BONE)

specialized medical relating to ​bones or made of ​bone: bony prominences
(Definition of bony from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bony”
in Arabic نَحيل, نَحيف…
in Korean 뼈가 드러나는…
in Portuguese ossudo…
in Catalan ossut…
in Japanese やせて骨ばった…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瘦削的, 皮包骨头的…
in Turkish kemikleri çıkmış, kemikli…
in Russian костлявый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘦削的, 皮包骨頭的…
in Italian ossuto…
in Polish kościsty…
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