HyperDic: skeletal

English > 2 senses of the word skeletal:
ADJECTIVEpertskeletalof or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton
allskeletal, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, wastedvery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
skeletal > pronunciation
Soundsskeh'lahtahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > skeletal: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton.
Examples
  • "the skeletal system"
  • "skeletal bones"
  • "skeletal muscles"
Spanishesquelético
Catalanesquelètic
Nounsskeletonthe hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
English > skeletal: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.
Example "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"
Synonymscadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, wasted
Broaderthin, leanlacking excess flesh
Spanishcadavérico, chupado, consumido, delgaducho, demacrada, demacrado, descarnado, enclenque, enjuto, escuálido, esquelético, huesudo, macilenta, macilento, raquítico, seco
Catalancadavèric, consumit, demacrat, descarnat, escanyolit, escarransit, esquelètic, magre, ossut, raquític, ressec, sec, xuclat

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