rawboned


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

rawboned

(rô′bōnd′)
adj.
Having a lean, gaunt frame with prominent bones.
References in periodicals archive ?
When Mark Rawboned, Formby Hall's previous Director of Golf, invited him to become manager of the professional's shop he was glad to have the chance of moving to Formby Hall.
Charyn introduces "time lines" at various points in his study, and it is in the entry for 1916, the year Babel made his way to Petersburg, that Charyn describes the fateful meeting between Babel, a bookish boy with thick glasses, and the rawboned and muscular Maxim Gorky: "He would shepherd into being--protect, nourish, provoke--an entire generation of young writers, including Babel and Yuri Olesha, author of Envy.
A style statement from the start, New Town's neoclassical terraces and townhouses--all swirling, whitewashed columns--are the graceful antidote to Old Town's rawboned burliness, and the area offers its own more elegant cultural attractions.
A film about the body in the landscape and the landscape of the body, it stares with naturalistic detachment at the brutish bouts of sex between a rawboned factory worker and her boyfriend and endows a seemingly unmotivated Scope close-up of a man's swimsuit-clad crotch with potent, appalling mystery.
Amenable Delora palled on awed Edin's red, rawboned, unsung, reknarred lode-looters ere vernal lad Allan Revere's renaered new Eros-derider, snide red Nels, 'Not a fetor
Her rich contralto, with both range and depth, is unwavering throughout this sometimes rawboned story.
Here, that's the point, since the movie is based on the rawboned stories of Mississippi storyteller Larry Brown, of whom writer-director-star Howard is clearly enamored.
Up in the rawboned desert hills above Wickenburg, Arizona, a crisp breeze is rattling the Vulture Mine's "hanging tree," providing respite from a ghostly silence.
He always made time for me, his gaunt and rawboned face attentive, solicitous, thoughtful.