raw-boned

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raw-boned (comparative more raw-boned, superlative most raw-boned)

  1. Not plump or muscular; thin so that the outline of bones may be seen; gaunt.
    • 1994, Jim Ranie, Jargodin: The Moonlighter, Brisbane: Jim Ranie, page 194:
      A young nurse, a big raw-boned country lass, plodder her way down to the building.

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