骨抜き

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: S

Noun[edit]

骨抜き ‎(hiragana ほねぬき, romaji honenuki)

  1. boned (of a fish)
  2. bonelessness; lacking backbone; spinelessness
  3. being emasculated, lacking teeth
  4. mutilation
    法案を骨抜きにする
    mutilate a bill