Definition of unclothed in US English:



  • Not wearing clothes; naked.

    ‘her unclothed body’
    • ‘At this late date in the history of Victorian studies, no one is going to be surprised by a Victorian interest in the unclothed figure.’
    • ‘The thief looks at the unclothed, bruised and bloodied body of Jesus, hanging in pitiful humiliation, and sees his glorious Saviour and mighty King.’
    • ‘He spat at Esteban as he and his unclothed companion strode quickly toward the front door.’
    • ‘I grabbed the cloak and wrapped it around my unclothed body.’
    • ‘Other photographs showed unclothed prisoners shackled to their cells with hoods or women's underwear over their heads.’
    • ‘On the way, he locked the door to make sure no one accidentally came upon them unclothed.’
    • ‘Strictly speaking, the comparison is between an unclothed individual moving through calm air at a brisk walking pace and that same individual moving through wind.’
    • ‘Yes, everyone's a beautiful person inside, and we're all wonderful just the way we are, but his unclothed body in a mirror directly above his head was a little unsettling.’
    • ‘They were both unclothed.’
    • ‘It needed to stir the imagination the way acres of unclothed nubile young bodies had in the nudie cutie movie.’
    • ‘They see him in one role only: the stern disciplinarian driven by an unshakable belief that God and he are as one, a man so prudish he can't tolerate unclothed statuary.’
    • ‘In 1854, however, the unexpected but long-desired occurred: a truly unclothed woman on a horse crashed the pageant, creating pandemonium, and suspending the pageant for a full eight years.’
    • ‘Hualien police said they found two unclothed female corpses on a riverbed yesterday.’
    • ‘He said people shopping with their children were embarrassed by the poster and many felt the unclothed Sophie wasn't suitable viewing for the festive season.’
    • ‘Stories about a wild man - often envisioned as an unclothed man, hairy and incorrigible as a beast - were widespread in medieval Europe.’
    • ‘Lathrop's care in describing the figures as ‘undraped’ rather than nude is indicative of the complicated moral territory occupied by the unclothed human body in art.’
    • ‘Staff at the South Infirmary Hospital were alerted on Monday to the unclothed baby girl lying in a blue hold-all on the boot of an Audi car.’
    • ‘The former is a small canvas that represents a hairless, unclothed doll propped on a white tabletop.’
    • ‘I tried to turn away still embarrassed at my unclothed state.’
    • ‘In Greece, nude referred to the unclothed body of a man.’
    naked, bare, nude, in the nude, stark naked, with nothing on, undressed, disrobed, uncovered, in a state of nature, unclad, undraped, exposed
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