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bon·ey

 (bō′nē)
adj.
Variant of bony.
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Adj.1.boney - having bones especially many or prominent bones; "a bony shad fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish"
2.boney - being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
References in classic literature ?
The boy flicked the big, boney horse with his whip and looked thoughtful.
Boney himself hasn't got such in his cellar, my boy
I do not wish," she writes in her own handwriting, "to regard myself, nor yet to be regarded, in that boney light".
Brought me to the pass of being informed that "she does not wish to regard herself, nor yet to be regarded, in that boney light"
His face assumed an expression of incredulity as he gazed, and he passed his boney hand over his eyes.
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That meant that Tony, or Boney as everyone knows him, was in a tricky position.
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As the male singer with Boney M, Farrell's face and vocals have become a regular feature of Christmas music shows, performing on the classic festive hit, Mary's Boy Child.