骨抜き

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほね
Grade: 6

Grade: S
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

骨抜き (hiragana ほねぬき, rōmaji honenuki)

  1. boned (of a fish)
  2. bonelessness; lacking backbone; spinelessness
  3. being emasculated, lacking teeth
  4. mutilation
     (ほう) (あん)骨抜 (ほねぬ)にする
    hōan o honenuki ni suru
    mutilate a bill