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Correct spelling:
bony

Synonyms:

adjective
all
boney, bony, scraggly, scraggy, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy.
gangling
gangling, leggy, gangly, long-legged, Spindling, leggier, long-limbed.
lank
Fleshless, all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
of or like bone
anatomical, hard, osseous, ossified, skeletal.
thin
anorexic, emaciated, gaunt, lean, scrawny, skinny, underweight.
underweight
anorectic, stringbean, under-sized.
wasted
skeletal.
noun
bony
bone, boned, bonelike, boney, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, lean, osseous, osteal, pinched, skeletal, strong-boned, thin, wasted.
of or like bone
anatomical, cartilaginous, formative, hard, osseous, ossified, osteal, skeletal, structural, horny.
thin
angular.
Examples of usage:
  1. His violence died out as swiftly as it had arisen, and he sank down in the chair, his face buried in his bony hands, his thin shoulders shaken with sobs. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  2. All species of the latter genus have a bony prepollex, rugose skin on the dorsum, and heavy body; also sympatric is Ptychohyla e. – A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla by William E. Duellman
  3. Her bony arm rests on the lock of the hall- door, and she blocks the narrow aperture between its edge and the massive door- case. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  4. They were yellow and long and bony. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  5. One day as I was walking down town I met two men leading a poor, old, bony horse out of town and carrying a gun. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston

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