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nakedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈneɪ·kɪd/
not ​wearing any ​clothes
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nakedadjective

uk   us   /ˈneɪ.kɪd/

naked adjective (NOT COVERED)

B2 not ​covered by ​clothes: a naked man naked ​bodies stark naked (= ​completely naked)US informal buck/​butt naked (= ​completely naked) He was naked to the ​waist (= not ​wearingclothes above his ​waist). The ​children were half naked (= ​partly naked). They stripped naked (= took off ​theirclothes) and ​ran into the ​lake. Something that is naked does not have ​itsusualcovering: a naked ​flame/​lightbulb (= one with nothing ​surrounding or ​covering it) a naked ​hillside (= one without ​trees or ​plants)
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naked adjective (NOT HIDDEN)

C1 [before noun] A naked ​feeling or ​quality is not ​hidden, ​although it is ​bad: naked ​aggression/​greed
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