bag of bones

noun phrase

informal
: a very thin person or animal
I can't believe how thin he is. He's just a bag of bones.

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“Bag of bones.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bag%20of%20bones. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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