Associations to the word «Bony»


BONY, adjective. Resembling, having the appearance or consistence of, or relating to bone; osseous.
BONY, adjective. Full of bones
BONY, adjective. With little flesh; skinny, thin
BONY, adjective. Having prominent bones
BONY FISH, noun. A fish of the taxonomic group Osteichthyes.
BONY FISHES, noun. Plural of bony fish

Dictionary definition

BONY, adjective. Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration".
BONY, adjective. Composed of or containing bone; "osseous tissue".
BONY, adjective. Having bones especially many or prominent bones; "a bony shad fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish".

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