What does boneless mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bonelessadjective

    being without a bone or bones

    "jellyfish are boneless"


  1. bonelessadjective

    Without bones, especially as pertaining to meat or poultry prepared for eating.

  2. bonelessadjective

    Lacking strength, courage, or resolve; spineless.

  3. Etymology: bone + -less

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bonelessadjective

    Without bones.

    Etymology: from bone.

    I would, while it was smiling in my face,
    Have pluckt my nipple from his boneless gums,
    And dasht the brains out. William Shakespeare, King Lear.


  1. boneless

    "Boneless" typically refers to a type of meat, poultry or fish that has been processed to remove all bones prior to being sold or cooked. This term can also mean lacking physical or moral strength or resolve, or it can describe actions and movements in certain sports, such as skateboarding, where it involves leaping into the air without using the hands.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bonelessadjective

    without bones

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boneless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boneless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of boneless in a Sentence

  1. Christine McCracken:

    There likely will be a drop in the number of types of products that are on the shelves, it may be that a deboned product isn't available because they don't have the labor to do that. So boneless chicken breasts might not be an option in the coming weeks.

  2. Olena Osipov of iFOODreal.com:

    Boneless turkey breast roast is the perfect main entrée if you are feeding a smaller crowd over the holidays, this method of stuffing the turkey breast with garlic, then rubbing it with fresh herbs is a nod to my Ukrainian roots where Mom cooked roasts the same way. They always turned out flavorful and this does, too.

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