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be skin and bone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe skin and bonebe skin and boneBritish English, be skin and bones American English informalTHIN PERSON to be extremely thin in a way that is unattractive and unhealthy skin
Examples from the Corpus
be skin and boneThe poor dog was practically skin and bone.When she died she was nothing but skin and bone.
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