be (all) skin and bone(s)

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be (all) skin and bone(s)

To be extremely thin. I know the merger has been stressful, but have you been eating? Because you're skin and bone these days. I was all skin and bones after I returned from my service trip, so my mom insisted on making me home-cooked meals for a month.
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be skin and bone

be very thin.
See also: and, bone, skin

be (all/just/nothing but) skin and ˈbone(s)

(informal) be very or too thin: After two years in prison, he was nothing but skin and bone.
See also: and, bone, skin