bareboned

[bair-bohnd]

adjective

lean or spare, as a person.
emaciated; gaunt: bareboned victims of a terrible famine.

Origin of bareboned

1590–1600; bare1 + boned, from the earlier use bare-bones or bare-bone a lean person
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