Definition of boned in English:

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Pronunciation: /bōnd/


1(Of meat or fish) having had the bones removed before cooking or serving: boned turkey with cranberry stuffing
More example sentences
  • Something like the same effect occurs in one of Italy's most celebrated dishes, Arrosto di maiale al latte, in which a boned pork loin is braised in milk.
  • This boned ham comes from western China and is basted with a honey sauce throughout cooking and is eaten wrapped inside small steamed buns.
  • Whatever your favorite types of meat - boned chicken breast, lean cuts of beef or even pork - buy large discounted packages.
2 [in combination] (Of a person) having bones of the specified type: she was fine-boned and boyishly slim
3(Of a garment) stiffened with strips of plastic or whalebone to give shape to the figure or the garment.
Example sentences
  • Finally came the gown, which might consist of a boned bodice and stiffened skirt to match.
  • The bride wore an ivory satin dress with a boned bodice, scooped neckline, full skirt, a long train, tiara of crystals and a veil with small crystals at the hem.
  • The bridesmaid wore a boned bodice and full-length skirt in claret red heavy satin, and a claret and gold feather headdress.

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Syllabification: boned

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