Definition of skeletal:
superfluous, raddled, fused, extensive, impecunious, senseless, descriptive, anorexic, pointless, squandered, boney, double-jointed, gangling, lean, bony, pelvic, broken, broad-brush, shrunken, adenoidal, edited, penurious, lumbar, gaunt, cadaveric, general, careworn, tired, haggard, costal, penniless, break, arthritic, purposeless, be (all) skin and bone(s), cadaverous, osteal, broad, underweight, emaciated, pinched, atrophied, diminished, jointed, better, osseous, thin, blow-by-blow, 101, nasal, otiose, compound fracture, elaborate, hard up, detailed, wasted, skin and bones, worn, drawn.
- "Invaders from the Infinite", John Wood Campbell.
With a gradual increase of co- operativeness, they did the tasks they were assigned, bringing up materials, laying out the first members of the great, skeletal structure that would rise in the pasture.- "The Year When Stardust Fell", Raymond F. Jones.
- "The Moon is Green", Fritz Reuter Leiber.