(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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