Definition of Boneless

1. Adjective. Being without a bone or bones. "Jellyfish are boneless"

Similar to: Boned, Deboned
Antonyms: Bony



Definition of Boneless

1. a. Without bones.

Definition of Boneless

1. Adjective. Without bones, especially as pertaining to meat or poultry prepared for eating. ¹

2. Adjective. (chiefly British figuratively) Lacking strength, courage, or resolve; spineless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boneless

1. having no bones (hard connective tissue) [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boneless

bonedog
bonedogs
bonedry
boneen
boneens
bonefish
bonefishes
bonefishing
bonefishings
bonehead
boneheaded
boneheadedness
boneheads
bonehouse
bonehouses
boneless (current term)
boneless lean beef trimmings
bonelessly
bonelessness
bonelet
bonelike
bonemarrow
bonemarrows
bonemeal
bonemeals
boneration
boners
bones
bones of contention

Literary usage of Boneless

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1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1839)
"A boneless Arm.—(Boston Med.and Surg. Journ. July 1839.)—The sub- jeat of this case was a Mr Brown, now in his 36th year, who in his 18th year fractured his ..."

2. The Conquest of England by John Richard Green (1884)
"At the same time Ivar the boneless, who, whether a son of the mysterious Ragnar Lodbrok or no, ... boneless."

3. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1893)
"... which were "boneless." This is an Esoteric tenet spread far and wide. It is almost universal under its various forms. A Tahitian tradition states that ..."

4. A Rural Arithmetic: A Text Book for Grammar Grades and Secondary Schools by Irwin Arthur Madden (1916)
"Find how many pounds of each is obtainable from a 10-Ib. roast. 102. Fuel Value of boneless Meat TABLE 66 (From Illinois Experiment Station Bulletin 158) ..."

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