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Definition of "nude" []

  • Having no clothing; naked. (adjective)
  • Permitting or featuring full exposure of the body: a nude beach. (adjective)
  • Law Lacking any of various legal requisites, such as evidence. (adjective)
  • An unclothed human figure, especially an artistic representation. (noun)
  • The condition of being unclothed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nude" in a sentence
  • "I am a name nude known to collectors, an overdosed under-achiever, greatest pilot to the inhospitable middle-class rationale."
  • "The word nude, on the other hand, carries in educated usage no uncomfortable overtone."
  • "I was also the one who coined the term nude Democrat."