Meaning of NAKED in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ neɪkɪd ]


Someone who is naked is not wearing any clothes.

Her naked body was found wrapped in a sheet in a field...

The hot paving stones scorched my naked feet...

They stripped me naked...

He stood naked in front of me.

ADJ : ADJ n , ADJ after v , v-link ADJ

• na‧ked‧ness

He had pulled the blanket over his body to hide his nakedness.

N-UNCOUNT : oft poss N

see also stark naked


If an animal or part of an animal is naked , it has no fur or feathers on it.

The nest contained eight little mice that were naked and blind.



You can describe an object as naked when it does not have its normal covering.

...a naked bulb dangling in a bare room...

ADJ : usu ADJ n


You can use naked to describe unpleasant or violent actions and behaviour which are not disguised or hidden in any way. ( JOURNALISM )

Naked aggression and an attempt to change frontiers by force could not go unchallenged.

= blatant



If you say that something cannot be seen with the naked eye , you mean that it cannot be seen without the help of equipment such as a telescope or microscope.

There’s so much going on that you can’t see with the naked eye.

PHRASE : usu to/with/by PHR

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне.