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