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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    • My mother is a big-boned woman.
    • No, I was just a tall, big-boned, and still very clumsy girl.
    • He was a big-boned man of perhaps sixty, with a thick black moustache and a head of curly Mediterranean hair.

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