Share this entry
boneless Line breaks: bone|less
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊnlɪs/

Definition of boneless in English:


1(Of meat or fish) having had the bones removed before being sold, cooked, or served: boneless chicken breasts
More example sentences
  • This was a superb boneless fillet of fish, with a lovely garlic flavour through it.
  • Turning a batch of fresh-caught fish into boneless fillets requires a skilled hand and a good knife.
  • A pork chop, which has a bone, will lose more of its weight than a boneless pork cutlet.
1.1Lacking physical or mental strength: I think her Harry’s a boneless little drip


Example sentences
  • The boy groaned and collapsed bonelessly to the ground.
  • The blindfolded prisoner collapsed bonelessly to the floor.
  • When I picked her up, she lolled limply, bonelessly.
Definition of boneless in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources