Someone who is ~ is not wearing any clothes.
Her ~ body was found wrapped in a sheet in a field...
The hot paving stones scorched my ~ feet...
They stripped me ~...
He stood ~ in front of me.
ADJ: ADJ n, ADJ after v, v-link ADJ
He had pulled the blanket over his body to hide his ~ness.
N-UNCOUNT: oft poss N
see also stark ~
If an animal or part of an animal is ~, it has no fur or feathers on it.
The nest contained eight little mice that were ~ and blind.
You can describe an object as ~ when it does not have its normal covering.
...a ~ bulb dangling in a bare room...
ADJ: usu ADJ n
You can use ~ 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.
ADJ: ADJ n
If you say that something cannot be seen by the ~ 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 ~ eye.
PHRASE: usu to/with/by PHR