plural noun

Skel·​ton·​ics skel-ˈtä-niks How to pronounce Skeltonics (audio)
: short verses of an irregular meter and usually with rhymed couplets

Word History


John Skelton

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Skeltonics was in 1898

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“Skeltonics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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