Noun Definition


1.Definition: a scandal that is kept secret

"There must be a skeleton somewhere in that family's closet"

Category: General

2.Definition: something reduced to its minimal form

"The battalion was a mere skeleton of its former self", "The bare skeleton of a novel"

Category: General

3.Definition: the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal

Related Noun(s):frame

Category: General

4.Definition: the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape

"The building has a steel skeleton"

Related Noun(s):frame, underframe

Category: Objects