Definition of Skeletonic

1. Adjective. Like a skeleton. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skeletonic

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeletonic

skeleton hand
skeleton in the closet
skeleton in the cupboard
skeleton key
skeleton keys
skeleton of free inferior limb
skeleton of free superior limb
skeleton of heart
skeleton shrimp
skeleton staff
skeleton staffs
skeleton thoracicus
skeletoned
skeletoneer
skeletoneers
skeletonic (current term)
skeletoning
skeletonisation
skeletonisations
skeletonise
skeletonised
skeletonises
skeletonising
skeletonization
skeletonizations
skeletonize
skeletonized
skeletonizer
skeletonizers
skeletonizes

Literary usage of Skeletonic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of Scientific Illustrations and Symbols: Moral Truths Mirrored in (1894)
"He works for flesh, obtains it, and yet is skeletonic and solitary. When a number of these, in the form of Israelites, craved for flesh, Heaven gave it them ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"... but also with other subjects ; for example, we have chief rivers tabulated with their lengths, and other similar skeletonic geographical information. ..."

3. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"In 1828 the Tennessee newspapers were much excited over the reputed discovery of a burial-ground whose skeletonic inhabitants attained a maximum length of ..."

4. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1900)
"... finding I could do no better I have requested him to lend me yours & Mr. Jay's that I might at least put a little covering on the skeletonic figures, ..."

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