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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

    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

    deboned, boneless, fat, boned

  2. osseous, osteal, bony(adj)

    composed of or containing bone

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

    boneless, deboned, fat, boned

  3. bony, boney(adj)

    having bones especially many or prominent bones

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

    deboned, boned, boneless, fat

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bone, longnose, skeletal

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