(nonstandard, childish, dialect or humorous) A skeleton.
What do you mean by Skelton?
(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : a usually rigid supportive or protective structure or framework of an organism especially : the bony or more or less cartilaginous framework supporting the soft tissues and protecting the internal organs of a vertebrate.
What part of speech is skeletal?
SKELETAL (adjective) definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary.
What type of word is skeletal?
of, or relating to the skeleton. haggard, cadaverous, emaciated or gaunt.
What’s another word for skeletal?
What is another word for skeletal?
What is the opposite of a skeleton?
What is the opposite of skeleton?
What is another name for skeletal muscle?
Skeletal muscles, also called striated muscles, are voluntary muscles that move the bones and support the skeleton.
What is another name for skinny?
Some common synonyms of skinny are gaunt, lanky, lank, lean, rawboned, scrawny, and spare.
What is a very skinny person called?
emaciated Add to list Share. Someone who is dangerously skinny and skeletal-looking can be described as emaciated. The adjective emaciated evolved from the Latin emaciatus, meaning to “make lean, waste away.” An emaciated person or animal isn’t just thin.
Is Skinny positive or negative?
Skinny has a negative connotation, implying that a person is too underweight. “Thin” is a more neutral word that does not carry strong or positive emotional weight.
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