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Definition of "rawboned" [raw•boned]

  • Having a lean gaunt frame with prominent bones. See Synonyms at lean2. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rawboned" in a sentence
  • "At first encounter, Tuxtla has a rawboned, tropical boomtown feel and why not."
  • "Tuxtla is a rawboned, overgrown tropical city with many great restaurants, some with not only very good food but magnificent views from dining terraces but Tuxtla is a lot like Betty Sue Bogan - you have to explore patiently over time to discover her treasures."
  • "Her roommate, a good-natured, rawboned blonde named Maze, short for "Amazing Grace," is also the first of her family to go to college, but she comes from a very different world."
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