Definition of boneless in English:

boneless

Syllabification: bone·less
Pronunciation: /ˈbōnləs
 
/

adjective

1(Of a piece of meat or fish) having had the bones removed.
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: the slack and boneless character of his writing

Derivatives

bonelessly

adverb
he collapsed bonelessly into an easy chair
More 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.

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