make no bones about

Definition of make no bones about

  1. :  to be very sure and definite about (something) Make no bones about the seriousness of the matter. He made no bones about his plans to cut expenses. Make no bones about it—we will win.

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

boneplay bones
  1. :  one of the hard parts of the skeleton of a vertebrate

    :  any of various hard animal substances or structures (such as baleen or ivory) akin to or resembling bone

    :  the hard largely calcareous connective tissue of which the adult skeleton of most vertebrates is chiefly composed

  1. :  to remove the bones from

    :  to provide (a garment) with stays

    :  to rub (something, such as a boot or a baseball bat) with something hard (such as a piece of bone) in order to smooth the surface

  1. :  extremely, very

    :  totally


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