Synonyms of naked in English:


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1‘a naked woman’


nude, bare, in the nude, stark naked, with nothing on, stripped, unclothed, undressed, uncovered, in a state of nature, disrobed, unclad, undraped, exposed

au naturel

informal without a stitch on, in one's birthday suit, in the raw, in the altogether, in the buff, as naked as the day one was born, in the nuddy, mother naked

British informal starkers

Scottish informal in the scud, scuddy

North American informal bare-assed, buck naked

Australian informal bollocky

British vulgar slang bollock-naked


clothed, dressed

2‘each man was carrying a naked sword’


unprotected, uncovered, exposed, open, unguarded

unsheathed, drawn


covered, sheathed

3‘the naked branches of the trees’


bare, barren, stark, denuded, stripped, uncovered

treeless, grassless

rare defoliated

4‘I felt naked and exposed as I crossed the deserted square’


vulnerable, helpless, weak, powerless, defenceless, exposed, unprotected, undefended, open to attack

5‘the naked truth’


undisguised, plain, unadorned, unvarnished, unveiled, unqualified, stark, bald, unexaggerated, simple

overt, obvious, open, patent, evident, apparent, manifest, unmistakable, palpable, blatant, glaring, flagrant, barefaced, out-and-out, unmitigated