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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 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 previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words 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 previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster Inc.

RAWBONED suggests a large ungainly build without implying undernourishment <a rawboned farmer). SCRAWNY and SKINNY imply an ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : to which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

RAWBONED, r-Y-bfmd. a. Having bones scarcely covered with' flesh. RAWHEAD , ral-lied. s. The name of a spectre. RAWLY, ral-ly. ad. In a raw manner; un' skilfully, newly. > RAWNESS, rasi-nis. s. State of being raw; unskilfulness. RAY, rfisi. s ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language (1840)

in which the meaning of every word is explained, and the sound of every syllable distinctly shown. To which is prefixed, an abstract of the principles of English pronunciation, and directions to foreigners for acquiring a knowledge of the use of this dictionary by John Walker

Rawboned,raw'bônd.a .Having bones scarcely covered with flesh, or large bones , [ness. Rawness, raw'nês. s. A raw state, unskilful- Ray, rá. s. A beam of lijrht; a fish, an herb. Raze, raze. s. A root of finger, head of ginger. Raze, raze, v a.

Google previewEnglish and Muskokee Dictionary (1890)

by Robert McGill Loughridge, David M. Hodge

Rawboned, Funë-tv'lkë. Razor, Cuk-es'së-svkáskv. Sv- káskv. Razor-strap, Cukes'së-skáskv-es- íac'etv. to Reach, Oricetv. to Reach out, Awiyetv. to Read, Oh-onáyetv. Etem'- punáyetv. Reader, Tempunáyv. Reading-book, Nakcókv- etem- ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language, greatly improved (1833)

by George FULTON (and KNIGHT (George))

not subdued by the fire; unseasoned; Rawboned, rfiibond, a. having bones scarcelycovered ...

Google previewDictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (1998)

by Martin Manser

gaunt, lean, spare, drawn, worn, wasted, rawboned, attenuated, wrinkled, ghastly, hollow-eyed ant.

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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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