Skeleton in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Skeleton

an internal framework or body used to protect and support

Examples of Skeleton in a sentence

After the fire, the building’s metal skeleton was the only thing left standing.  🔊

Although the deceased woman’s flesh had decomposed long ago, her family still wanted to give her skeleton a proper burial.  🔊

Bones of the dinosaur skeleton helped archaeologists determine the extinct animal’s height and weight.  🔊

Findings on the woman’s skeleton indicate that the killer bludgeoned her body with a blunt object.  🔊

A complete skeleton was not recovered, as the ribs that protected the lungs were never located.  🔊

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