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  • s  having a bone structure that is massive in contrast with the surrounding flesh

  • Red-haired Justin Frankel, all big-boned and gangly, is cranking out code in warp mode.
  • A big-boned Southern boy couldn't help plumping up on such fare, eventually growing into a teen who, by his own description, was "fat, uncool and hardly popular with the girls.
  • Engineer Bill Fabrey had tired of the discrimination his overweight wife faced and started the group as an advocate for the big-boned.

  • Michael Cooper in Sacramento Bee
    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... Shane Warne Hindu Dec 3, 2008 9917 13801 big-boned 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...
  • Nick Bollettieri in Sacramento Bee
    Listed at 5-foot-8 and 122 pounds, Hendler "tends to be big-boned," Bollettieri said. "She will have to work extra hard to be in tip-top shape."

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