adjective, bon·i·er, bon·i·est.
Examples from the Web for bony
And lest we think models are just bony arms and pretty faces, they frequently assure us that they are really, truly intelligent.Miranda Kerr & Karlie Kloss Suffer From Model Denial|Lizzie Crocker|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A pair of giant, bony fish—one 18 feet long—have washed up on California beaches this week.Fishy Mystery: Are Beached Oarfish Trying to Tell Us Something?|Kevin Bailey|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It reminded him of the man who had a poor old lean, bony, spavined horse, with swelled legs.Did Abraham Lincoln Actually Say That Obama Quote?|James M. Cornelius|September 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some were explicit, with messages written on them like that bony girl in the T-shirt.Pro-Anorexia, Thinspirational Images on Pinterest: Threat of Self-Harm|Isabel Wilkinson|April 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He may not be gregarious but Petraeus wields a bony and ascetic charm which he combines with practical intelligence.
Behind him straggled a bunch of bony cattle and some horses, herded by a girl and a small boy.The Eagle's Heart|Hamlin Garland
I asked Meusnier if he knew any tall, bony old woman, and he sent me two, neither of whom suited me.My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
His nose was thin and bony, with a high arch, and sharp at the end, like the beak of a bird.Shaman|Robert Shea
The rattle is situated at the end of the tail, and consists of several hard, dry, bony processes.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
She stopped her horse, and beckoned Eric over to her with the knobby handle of a faded and bony umbrella.Kilmeny of the Orchard|Lucy Maud Montgomery