light-boned light-boned

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a bone structure that is light with respect to the surrounding flesh

Usage(s):

  • Jim's mother was a heavyset, masculine woman who ran the household, even to repairing the plumbing; his father was a light-boned, slightly effeminate weakling who talked in a .
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