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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton;
- Example: "the skeletal system"
- Example: "skeletal bones"
- Example: "skeletal muscles"

2. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold;
- Example: "emaciated bony hands"
- Example: "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"
- Example: "eyes were haggard and cavernous"
- Example: "small pinched faces"
- Example: "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
[syn: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Skeletal \Skel"e*tal\, a. Pertaining to the skeleton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

skeletal adj 1: of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton; "the skeletal system"; "skeletal bones"; "skeletal muscles" 2: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration" [syn: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "skeletal": attenuated, bony, cadaverous, corpselike, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, haggard, hollow-eyed, jejune, lank, lanky, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, marantic, marasmic, meager, peaked, peaky, pinched, poor, puny, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, shriveled, skeleton, skinny, spare, spidery, spindling, spindly, starved, starveling, tabetic, tabid, thin-bellied, thin-fleshed, twiggy, underfed, undernourished, undersized, underweight, wasted, weazeny, withered, wizened, wraithlike