- 1not wearing any clothes synonym bare a naked body naked shoulders They often wandered around the house stark naked (= completely naked). They found him half naked and bleeding to death. The prisoners were stripped naked. see also buck naked
- 2 [usually before noun] without the usual covering synonym bare a naked light a naked sword Mice are born naked (= without fur).
- 3[only before noun] (of emotions, attitudes, etc.) expressed strongly and not hidden naked aggression the naked truth
- 4[not usually before noun] unable to protect yourself from being harmed, criticized, etc. synonym helpless He still felt naked and drained after his ordeal. Idioms
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the normal power of your eyes without the help of an instrument The planet should be visible with/to the naked eye.
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adverb nakedly aggressive
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noun [uncountable] She pulled the sheet higher to cover her nakedness. Which Word?naked / bareBoth these words can be used to mean “not covered with clothes” and are frequently used with the following nouns:
|naked ~||bare ~|