Adjective "Barebones" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Barebones


    Definition:

    1. the irreducible minimum; the most essential components: Reduce this report to its bare bones. There is nothing left of the town but the bare bones—a couple of stores, a church, and a few houses.

    Origin:
    bare bones

    Examples:

    "inventories can be barebones."

    "levels can be barebones."

    "compliances can be barebones."