Synonyms for (adjective) skeletal

Synonyms: haggard, skeletal, cadaverous, bony, emaciated, gaunt, wasted, pinched

Definition: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Usage: emaciated bony hands; a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys; eyes were haggard and cavernous; small pinched faces; kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

Similar words: thin, lean

Definition: lacking excess flesh

Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare