how to pronounce bony


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bony is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of bony in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… through them through the bony part of …”

meanings of bony


  1. With little flesh; skinny, thin.
  2. Resembling, having the appearance or consistence of, or relating to bone; osseous.
  3. Full of bones.
  4. Having prominent bones.


  1. Initialism of Bank of New York.

bony frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bony occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bony can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bony can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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