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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 (1995)

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)

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

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

Google previewAcrostic Dictionary (1884)

Containing More Than Thirty Thousand Words with the Initials and Finals Alphabetically Arranged by Philippa M. Pearson

Rattle-brained Respond Rhea Rattle-headed Resupinated Rhizoma Rawboned Retard Rhizopliora Rawhead Retuud Rota Read Reverend Rotunda Ready- witted Reward Rubeola Rear-guard Reynard Rusma Rearward Rhomboid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Surnames (1991)

by Percy Hide Reaney, Richard Middlewood Wilson

rump 'an ugly rawboned animal', used ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindūstānī and English, and English and Hindūstānī (1849)

The Latter Being Entirely New by John Shakespear


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 ...

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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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