What does bony mean?

bony meaning in General Dictionary

Consisting of bone tissue or of bones saturated in bones pertaining to bones

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  • made up of or containing bone
  • having bones especially many or prominent bones
  • becoming really slim
  • comprising bone, or of bones; full of bones; regarding bones.
  • Having big or prominent bones.

bony meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., from bone (letter.) + -y (2).


bony meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) comprising bone, or of bones; filled with bones; pertaining to bones.

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  • (a.) Having big or prominent bones.

Sentence Examples with the word bony

Of Bellicourt and of Bony to W.

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