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Synonyms for bonyˈboʊ ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(adj)

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

    Synonyms:
    pinched, haggard, atrophied, in straitened circumstances(p), boney, osteal, diminished, drawn, nasal, senseless, gaunt, adenoidal, squandered, purposeless, penurious, hard up, otiose, penniless, osseous, superfluous, skeletal, cadaveric, cadaverous, careworn, wasted, raddled, bony, impecunious, worn, emaciated, pointless

    Antonyms:
    deboned, boneless, fat, boned

  2. osseous, osteal, bony(adj)

    composed of or containing bone

    "osseous tissue"

    Synonyms:
    wasted, bony, boney, haggard, skeletal, emaciated, cadaverous, osseous, pinched, gaunt, osteal

    Antonyms:
    boneless, deboned, fat, boned

  3. bony, boney(adj)

    having bones especially many or prominent bones

    "a bony shad fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish"

    Synonyms:
    wasted, bony, boney, haggard, skinny, skeletal, emaciated, scrawny, underweight, osteal, cadaverous, osseous, scraggy, gaunt, weedy, pinched

    Antonyms:
    deboned, boned, boneless, fat

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List of paraphrases:

bone, longnose, skeletal


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