The definition of skeletal means related to bones.
An example of skeletal used as an adjective is skeletal muscles, the muscles that move the bones and support the skeleton.
- Of, relating to, forming, or of the nature of a skeleton.
- Attached to or formed by a skeleton.
- So thin or emaciated as to appear bony.
- Extremely basic or simplified: a skeletal description of the events.
(comparative more skeletal, superlative most skeletal)
From skeleton +"Ž -al.