boned boned  /ˈboʊnd/


  1. (adj) having had the bones removed
  2. (adj) having bones as specified


  1. Red-haired Justin Frankel, all big-boned and gangly, is cranking out code in warp mode.
  2. He was undersize, injury prone, had a flayed foreleg and a broken-boned, one-eyed jockey.
  3. Engineer Bill Fabrey had tired of the discrimination his overweight wife faced and started the group as an advocate for the big-boned.


  1. Cherry Wood Grilled Pork Rib at Blue Shutters

    Join Jackie Lewandoski at the Blue Shutters Restaurant in Elmhurst. Executive Chef Guy Ciccone prepares Double Boned Pork Rib Chopp...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WNEP 16 Pennsylvania

  2. Teen killed on birthday in 2-car crash

    Police say the truck was traveling westbound on 11th Street when it T-boned the center section of a car traveling northbound on Memorial.  The car's 15-year-old passenger was pronounced dead on the scene.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KJRH-TV Tulsa

  3. Dorothy Marinshaw Linn

    Beaufort, S.C. — Dorothy Marinshaw Linn, born Dec. 5, 1927, died Sunday, June 16, 2013. A thin-boned child of the Great Depression who grew to be a tall, dignified, devout and universally loved member of many communities across the country and around the world.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Valley News


  1. "Anybody underestimating him at first sight soon realised that his appearance was really deceptive. He was one of the most identifiable batsmen in the world, but he was comfortable in his big-boned frame. He was really a good slip fielder, probably...
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Shane Warne Source: Hindu

  2. "When Magic first came in the league, and even Larry, they were playing on the perimeter and later incorporated their game in the low post," recalled Cooper, who calls Parker "Silk." "I told her: 'You're not that big-boned a person. You can't...
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Michael Cooper Source: Sacramento Bee

  3. "I wasn't given the flick, if that's what you're asking," McGuire said from the set of his quiz show 1 vs 100. "They asked and wanted me to stay. No one has boned anyone here, mate. There's no animosity. There's no rancour, no one's knifed...
    on May 18, 2007 By: Eddie McGuire Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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