Meaning of SKELETON in English


noun a very thin or lean person.

2. skeleton ·noun the more or less firm or hardened framework of an invertebrate animal.

3. skeleton ·noun the heads and outline of a literary production, especially of a sermon.

4. skeleton ·noun the bony and cartilaginous framework which supports the soft parts of a vertebrate animal.

5. skeleton ·noun the framework of anything; the principal parts that support the rest, but without the appendages.

6. skeleton ·adj consisting of, or resembling, a skeleton; consisting merely of the framework or outlines; having only certain leading features of anything; as, a skeleton sermon; a skeleton crystal.

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