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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

    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

    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

    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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