One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his pale, bony face was half hidden by hair’
gaunt, angular, hollow-cheeked, skinny, thin, thin as a rake, lean, spare, raw-boned, skin-and-bones, skeletal, cadaverous, size-zero
underfed, underweight, half-starved, emaciated, fleshless
rangy, gangly, gangling, spindly, scraggy, scrawny
informal anorexic, anorectic, like a bag of bones
rare gracile, macilent, starveling
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