Examples of bony in a Sentence
a bony piece of fish
that bony old horse may have been deliberately starved
Recent Examples of bony from the Web
This part of the Mediterranean, which brims with lovely little bony sea critters, doesn’t have the great tuna and swordfish of Sicily.
Summers uses Alcian Blue to stain cartilage, and Alizarin Red S to dye the bony bits.
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First Known Use of bony
BONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bony for English Language Learners
: resembling bone
: full of bones
: having large or noticeable bones
BONY Defined for Kids
Definition of bony for Students
1 : of or relating to bone a bony growth
2 : like bone especially in hardness bony material
3 : having bones and especially large or noticeable bones a bony fish bony hands
4 : very thin He is tall and bony.
Medical Definition of bony
: consisting of or resembling bone bony prominences of the skull
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