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Definition of the adjective rawboned

What does rawboned mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having a lean and bony physique
    • example: a rawboned cow hand
    • similar: lean / thin

Alternative definition of the adjective rawboned


  1. Describing a person as being thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome.

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Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

and crude ; bleak ; chill : rawboned is having bones scarcely covered with flesh: raw-head, a supposed spectre or hobgoblin : the adverb and noun substantive following correspond with raw. If there be quick raw flesh in the ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

*supreme, superlative Ant subordinate league *alliance, coalition, fusion, confederacy, confederation, federation lean vb *slant, slope, incline Ana bend, * curve: *turn, deflect, divert, sheer lean adj Lean, spare, lank, lanky, gaunt, rawboned, ...

Google previewWebster's Secondary-school Dictionary (1913)

Abridged from Webster's New International Dictionary. 1000 Illustrations by Noah Webster

RAWBONED. 568. REALITY. 3. To learn of by perusal. 4- Hence, to discern by observation of signs, as facia) expression. 6. To attribute (a meaning, explanation , etc.) to what is read. 6- To teach. Obs. 7. To register ; Indicate. 8- To make a ...

Google previewEnglish and Muskokee Dictionary (1890)

by Robert McGill Loughridge, David M. Hodge

Rawboned, Füne-tv'lkë. Razor, Cuk-es'sé-svkäskv. käskv. Razor-strap, Cukes'sé-skáskv-esfacetv. to Reach, Oricetv. to Reach out, Awiyetv. to Read, Oh- onáyetv. punāyetv. Reader, Tempunāyv. Reading-book, Nakcókv-etempunáyetv.

Google previewLexicon of Musical Invective (2000)

Critical Assaults on Composers Since Beethoven's Time by Nicolas Slonimsky

Every now and then one comes across the most ear-flaying succession of chords; then, the instrumentation, although nearly always characteristic, is often distinctly rawboned and hideous; the composer shows a well-nigh diabolical ingenuity ...

Google previewMongolian-English Dictionary (2013)

by Ferdinand D Lessing

rawboned. -- kegyr. Corpse. --n pai. Dominoes. [Ch. ku-p'ai Jig-M --n u xalisu. Periosteum. --n u yj-e. Joints Of the bones. -- sirkireky. For the bones to ache; rheumatism. -- xajaxu. To play at dice; discord (complete expression being, ...

Google previewDictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (1998)

by Martin Manser

gaunt, lean, spare, drawn, worn, wasted, rawboned, attenuated, wrinkled, ghastly, hollow-eyed ant. fresh, bright hall1 n. 1 ice, rain ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

scrubby, spindly, stunted, unlevel 8 asperous, gangling, rawboned, scabrous, skeletal 9 spindling, undersize scram 4 kite 6 begone, decamp, get out 7 skiddoo, take off 8 clear out, hightail 9 skedaddle scramble 4 hash 6 jumble, jungle, litter, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1876)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Gaunt, lean, meagre, spаre, worn, wasted, rawboned. Haggish, a. Ugly, deformed ...

Google previewA general pronouncing and explanatory Dictionary of the English Language ... By G. F. and G. K. (1802)

by George KNIGHT (of Edinburgh.)

Rawboned, rā'bond a having bones scarcely covered with flesh Ray, ra n, a beam of light; a fish; an herb Raze, rāz n. a root of ginger Raze, räz v. a. to overthrow, efface Razor, rä'zur n, a knife to shave the beard with Razure, rā'zhür n. act of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Choctaw Language (1915)

by Cyrus Byington, John Reed Swanton, Henry Sale Halbert

kolhkobeka raving fox, chula tasembo ravish, to; aiissa, hoklit aiissa ravisher, hoklit aiissa raw; foni bano, humma, imponna, ka- passa, lofa, okchanki raw bones, foni bano rawboned; chunna, foni bano rawhide, hakshup hish ansha rawhide, ...

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Scrabble value of R1A1W4B3O1N1E1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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