Definition of in the nude in English:

in the nude

phrase

  • In an unclothed state; naked.

    ‘I like to swim in the nude’
    • ‘In awkward embarrassment they stripped down and continued their performance in the nude.’
    • ‘Work includes pastels by a mad woman from Taree, photographs by someone who really shouldn't be seen in the nude, and a guy who is so past his prime it's just embarrassing.’
    • ‘So I stripped him down and let him play in the water in the nude.’
    • ‘During the day, the island is strictly reserved for those who prefer to swim and sunbathe in the nude.’
    • ‘It is not uncommon to see tourists as well as native-born Jamaicans enjoying the beach in the nude along this seven-mile strip.’
    • ‘So if cotton's all you've got, then yes, you're better off in the nude.’
    • ‘Pensioner Brian Holmes celebrated his 89th birthday - by going for a swim in the nude.’
    • ‘I have an urge to walk around in the nude, but Neil has a roommate and while he's at work, I'd be rather aghast to have him show up unexpectedly.’
    • ‘Lawmaker Dorothy Pelote has introduced a bill in the state House of Representatives to ban people from answering the door in the nude.’
    • ‘Robbie is no stranger to getting naked - he recently confessed to recording songs in the nude.’