bony


bony

adjective

Definition of BONY

1
having a noticeably small amount of body fat <that bony old horse may have been deliberately starved>
Synonyms bony (also boney), fatless, lean, lithe, skinny, slender, slim, spare, svelte
2
producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation <bony hills from which sheepherders eked out a meager existence>
Near Antonyms arable, tillable; green, sylvan, verdant

Variants of BONY

bony also boney

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