It reminded him of the man who had a poor old lean, bony, spavined horse, with swelled legs.
And lest we think models are just bony arms and pretty faces, they frequently assure us that they are really, truly intelligent.
A pair of giant, bony fish—one 18 feet long—have washed up on California beaches this week.
He may not be gregarious but Petraeus wields a bony and ascetic charm which he combines with practical intelligence.
Some were explicit, with messages written on them like that bony girl in the T-shirt.
The next morning, about four o'clock, me and Swatty and bony went down to see the circus unload.
He closed his great, bony fist in unspeakable agony at the thought.
Fischelowitz smiled with uncommon cheerfulness as he grasped the bony fingers heartily.
I looked in vain for the hands and feet of my ideal, large and bony.
And sometimes it actually seemed to the captain himself as though there were something uncanny about that overgrown, bony figure.
bony bon·y or bon·ey (bō'nē)
adj. bon·i·er or bon·ey·er, bon·i·est or bon·ey·est
Of, relating to, resembling, or consisting of bone.
Having an internal skeleton of bones.
Having prominent or protruding bones.