: having large bones : large but not fat
He is tall and big-boned.
a big-boned girl/gal

Dictionary Entries Near big-boned

Cite this Entry

“Big-boned.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on big-boned

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!