Top Definition
When part or all of a wooden match has burned away, this is what remains. Due to its brittle and disappointing nature, the word can be used as a metaphor for uselessness and surprised disappointment.
"There's nothing left in this matchbox but a bunch of stiltskins!"
"His legs looked like two stiltskins..."
"The iPad is about as useful as a stiltskin."
by Mung Tongue April 13, 2010

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