rawboned


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raw·boned

 (rô′bōnd′)
adj.
Having a lean, gaunt frame with prominent bones.

rawboned

(ˈrɔːˈbəʊnd)
adj
having a lean bony physique

raw•boned

(ˈrɔˈboʊnd)

adj.
having the flesh seemingly stretched over a large-boned frame.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rawboned - having a lean and bony physique; "a rawboned cow hand"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

rawboned

adjective
Having little flesh or fat on the body:
Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
Translations

rawboned

[ˈrɔːˈbəʊnd] ADJhuesudo

rawboned

[ˌrɔːˈbəʊnd] adjscarno/a
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A rawboned skinny boy with a big scab on his nose and sparkling blue eyes.
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