Definition of big-boned in English:

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(Of a person or animal) of larger than average build: a physically imposing man, tall and big-boned
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  • Now I'm a perfectly healthy, big-boned girl with impeccable vision.
  • Both are significantly smaller than our "big-boned" domestic house cat who now weighs in at a pudgy 15 lbs.
  • Barbara's elegant mother, however, would have preferred a more feminine daughter than this big-boned, overweight youngster.

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Syllabification: big-boned

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