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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.
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"
4 (ANI): Film producer and late Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor opened up about the death of his 'Jaan' last week, to his close friend and film critic Komal Nahta.
Summary: Film producer Boney Kapoor tells friend of 30 years and trade analyst Komal Nahta the door had not been locked from inside
Forty years since the release of their iconic debut album "Take the Heat Off Me" and with it the conquering of disco floors with hits such as Daddy Cool, Sunny, and Baby Do You Wanna Bump, Boney M.
Muscat: Pop superheroes Boney M featuring Maizie Williams are coming to Oman to perform their greatest hits live and unleash the disco fever in concert with a full band at the Oman Automobile Association grounds on February 5.
Boney M, the coolest band of the 70's and 80's, will set the Muscat music scene on fire in February this year.
FAMOUS 70s group Boney M will take to the stage in Bahrain tomorrow.
That meant that Tony, or Boney as everyone knows him, was in a tricky position.
Summary: The lead singer of 70s disco legends Boney M has been found dead in a Russian hotel room.
THE frontman of 70s disco legends Boney M was found dead in a Russian hotel room yesterday.