Describing a person as being thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome. We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe. If by any chance you spot an inappropriate image within your search results please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. Word in Definition. Princeton's WordNet 4. Wiktionary 0. Webster Dictionary 2.
rawboned - Medical Definition
To save this word, you'll need to log in. Some common synonyms of rawboned are gaunt , lanky , lank , lean , scrawny , skinny , and spare. While all these words mean "thin because of an absence of excess flesh," rawboned suggests a large ungainly build without implying undernourishment.
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A glance showed Ashton that the saddle and bridle were his own, but that the horse was a big, rawboned beast. In front of it was a rusty-looking chaise drawn by a rawboned horse, whose skin was worn away in several places. Then he conducted the lean, lank, rawboned rustic into the presence of the judges.