Definition of nude noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//njuːd//
; NAmE NAmE//nuːd//
Describing art
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  • a work of art consisting of a naked human figure; a naked human figure in art a bronze nude by Rodin a reclining nude See related entries: Describing art
  • Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘plain, explicit’): from Latin nudus. The current sense is first found in noun use in the early 18th cent.Idioms not wearing any clothes synonym naked She refuses to be photographed in the nude.
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