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- ‘I wondered idly if the girls ever went skinny-dipping.’
- ‘Break into a public swimming pool at 3 a.m. and go skinny-dipping.’
- ‘I went skinny-dipping in the ocean at midnight at the turn of the millennium.’
- ‘In fact, there are plenty of places we'd go skinny-dipping.’
- ‘People were bicycling in bikinis and skinny-dipping all over the place!’
- ‘Then there were those university boys she and I picked up at a Karaoke bar and brought back to our cabin for some skinny-dipping.’
- ‘And yet, everything about the seafood place evokes the queasiness of skinny-dipping in a sump.’
- ‘There's something about witnessing art out of doors that's akin to skinny-dipping.’
- ‘I've been skinny-dipping in the sea and I loved the delicious sense of freedom - then again, it was dark.’
- ‘Other than an episode of skinny-dipping and letting the boy next door take her shirt off, very little happens.’
- ‘We used to go skinny-dipping in a brook not far from here through the woods.’
- ‘Tobit and his gang were skinny-dipping in the lake.’
- ‘The young girl seeks refuge in nature, by walking through the empty woods or skinny-dipping in the local creek.’
- ‘‘Well, thanks, I think,’ answered David. ‘Does this mean you'll go skinny-dipping with me?’’
- ‘Are these the alleyways you snuck through to go skinny-dipping with Johnny?’
- ‘The six-hour hike to the site winds past streams, pools, and smaller waterfalls, all perfect for skinny-dipping.’
- ‘Maybe someday, sticky and sweaty, I'll be tempted to skinny-dip in some meandering tributary of the Amazon River.’
- ‘Altogether it is rather like skinny-dipping in a lake of shooting stars on the happiest day of your childhood.’
- ‘Trouble begins when assorted bits of a skinny-dipping coed turn up on the beach.’
- ‘Don't you know skinny-dipping is illegal in some parts of the nation?’
A naked swim.
- ‘A quick skinny-dip left two drunks red-faced when children nicked their clothes and ran off.’
- ‘Dry off in seconds after a glacial-lake skinny-dip or your first hot shower in weeks with Aquis's Adventure Towel.’
- ‘Every morning, regardless of season, Albert had taken his routine skinny-dip in the lake.’
- ‘I promptly strip off and go for a quick skinny-dip in the pool.’
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