Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of bony.

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  • adjective being very thin
  • adjective having bones especially many or prominent bones

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They get a bad rap since they are considered 'boney'; they have 2 sets of bones.

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  • Wrath of the Lich King features many such 'boney' monsters, including flying frost wyrms.

    World of war

  • Yes | No | Report from buckshot89 wrote 12 weeks 4 days ago john, i'm with you. thanks for your service. rabbit, canada's health care is just as good as our ... canada is a developed country too. semi-socialist, yes. but we can forgive them for that. as far as pike, yes they're boney but if you fillet them right, you don't lose any meat and the fillet is completely boneless.

    Obama's "bow"

  • "Well, I want to see one," I said when he concluded, falling to the couch in a boney mass of exhaustion.

    The Hiders

  • Yes | No | Report from buckshot89 wrote 12 weeks 4 days ago john, i'm with you. thanks for your service. rabbit, canada's health care is just as good as our ... canada is a developed country too. semi-socialist, yes. but we can forgive them for that. as far as pike, yes they're boney but if you fillet them right, you don't lose any meat and the fillet is completely boneless.

    Obama's "bow"

  • No doubt these miserable villagers, with lives barely worth the few boney fish they hauled daily, were superstitious on top of their misery, thinking the wearied traveler a reaper out for their souls, or a ghoul from the deeps hungry for their flesh.

    Conan Fan Fiction!

  • But then the boney corpses, one here, two there, violated public soccer fields and little league baseball diamonds.

    The Ungrateful Dead and the Human Resource Recovery and Refineries Act

  • Once, when the angels first came, he woke Pete across the room, but Pete is eleven, boney and sharp as scissors, and he belted Jo-Jo hard in the chest.

    The Angels and Jo-Jo Mason « A Fly in Amber

  • Thank you Republican Party for shutting that boney bag of hot air DOWN!

    Giuliani backs Rubio, rips into Obama

  • No doubt these miserable villagers, with lives barely worth the few boney fish they hauled daily, were superstitious on top of their misery, thinking the wearied traveler a reaper out for their souls, or a ghoul from the deeps hungry for their flesh.

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