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bony

(bo´ne)
1. pertaining to, characterized by, resembling, or consisting of bone.
2. having an internal skeleton made of bones.
3. having prominent bones or being lean or scrawny.

bony

adjective Consisting of bone/bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones.

bony

adjective Consisting of bone/bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones

bony

(bo'ne)
Resembling or of the nature of bone. Synonym: osseous
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Police jammed Vera against the wall right then and ran hands across her shapely boniness for packets of dope.
The images of young men that were everywhere in Madrid early last November--erected in respectful displays, handed out with somber programs--bore that inimitable look ordinary young men had in the 1930s: the stark, black-and-white boniness against backgrounds of flat sunlight.
His camera embraces imperfections: curves, boniness, dark roots, and the tired look of skin that has been made up too quickly.