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English definition of “naked”

naked

adjective [before noun] (NOT HIDDEN)    /ˈneɪ.kɪd/
C1 A naked feeling or quality is not hidden, although it is bad: naked aggression/greedApparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of naked adjective (NOT HIDDEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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