Definition of small-boned in English:

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small-boned

adjective

(Of a person or animal) of smaller than average build: a delicate, small-boned young woman
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  • If you're small-boned or if you prefer a close fit, choose the smaller size when between pattern sizes.
  • I'm of average height/weight but small-boned and curvy.
  • Naturally small-boned, Woods was relatively frail at 155 pounds when he joined the tour in 1996.

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Syllabification: small-boned

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