Definitions for nakedˈneɪ kɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
being without clothing or covering; nude.
without adequate clothing.
bare of vegetation, foliage, or the like.
without the customary covering:
a naked sword.
without furnishings, as rooms or walls.
(of the eye, sight, etc.) unassisted by a microscope, telescope, or other instrument.
plain; simple; unadorned:
the naked truth.
a naked threat.
a naked promise.
Bot. (of seeds) not enclosed in an ovary. (of flowers) without a calyx or perianth. (of stalks, branches, etc.) without leaves. (of stalks, leaves, etc.) without hairs or pubescence.
Zool. having no covering of hair, feathers, shell, etc.
Origin of naked:
bef. 900; ME naked(e), OE nacod, c. OFris nakad, OHG nac(c)kot; akin to ON nakinn, L nūdus, Gk gymnós, Skt nagnás
bare, au naturel(p), naked, nude(adj)
"bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"
having no protecting or concealing cover
"naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare
(of the eye or ear e.g.) without the aid of an optical or acoustical device or instrument
"visible to the naked eye"
devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure
"naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power"
lacking any cover
"naked branches of the trees"; "lie on the naked rock"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
wearing no clothing
little boys running around naked; his naked body
(of an emotion) obvious and not hidden; = undisguised
the naked hatred in her eyes
having no clothes on; uncovered; nude; bare; as, a naked body; a naked limb; a naked sword
having no means of defense or protection; open; unarmed; defenseless
unprovided with needful or desirable accessories, means of sustenance, etc.; destitute; unaided; bare
without addition, exaggeration, or excuses; not concealed or disguised; open to view; manifest; plain
mere; simple; plain
without pubescence; as, a naked leaf or stem; bare, or not covered by the customary parts, as a flower without a perianth, a stem without leaves, seeds without a pericarp, buds without bud scales
not having the full complement of tones; -- said of a chord of only two tones, which requires a third tone to be sounded with them to make the combination pleasing to the ear; as, a naked fourth or fifth
Translations for naked
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a naked child.
- naak, kaalAfrikaans
- عارٍ، عَرْيانArabic
- nuPortuguese (BR)
- नग्न, नंगाHindi
- nuogas, plikasLithuanian
- naken, barNorwegian
- nagi, gołyPolish
- ،برهنه عریانPersian
- 裸體的Chinese (Trad.)
- trần truồngVietnamese
- 裸体的Chinese (Simp.)
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