Synonyms of skeleton in English:

skeleton


See definition of skeleton

noun

1‘she was no more than a skeleton at the end’

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skin and bone, stick, scrag

informal bag of bones

Scottish informal skinnymalinky

archaic starveling

2‘the concrete skeleton of an unfinished building’

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framework, basic structure, frame, shell

chassis

3‘the skeleton of a report’

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outline, draft, abstract, plan, blueprint

main points, bones, bare bones

sketch, rough draft


adjective

1‘there was only a skeleton staff on duty’

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minimum, minimal, smallest possible, basic, reduced

essential, bare-bones