naturism


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na·tur·ism

 (nā′chə-rĭz′əm)
n.
Nudism.

na′tur·ist n.

naturism

(ˈneɪtʃəˌrɪzəm)
n
another name for nudism
ˈnaturist n, adj

naturism

a cult of nudity for reasons of health. — naturist, n. — naturistic, adj.
See also: Nakedness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.naturism - going without clothes as a social practice
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
Translations

naturism

[ˈneɪtʃərɪzəm] N (esp Brit) → naturismo m

naturism

nFreikörperkultur f, → FKK no art

naturism

[ˈneɪtʃəˌrɪzm] nnaturismo, nudismo
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The swimmers were all from the Central Council for British Naturism and were taking part in the event to raise money for two charities - Children in Need and Children First.
A television documentary called, Wearing the One Buttoned Suit, reveals Scotland's growing trend for Naturism.
I'm assured that naturism has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with sex - and if you look at some of those who take it up, you can definitely see why.
I'M fed up with the police wasting their valuable time arresting people who indulge in the non-aggressive activity of naturism, such as rambler Steve Gough, who is walking from Land's End to John O'Groats (Daily Mirror, August 7).
Another couple have gone into counselling and the third has got into naturism.
08THE British Naturism Council was asking councils, including Sefton, to set aside part of Southport's sands for nude swimming and bathing.
Purnell claimed to the jury he had been researching material for a book he was writing on naturism but the court was told it was never published.
The Ireland gathering sought to promote touristic naturism, said INF Vice President Mick Ayers, who noted that the country is missing out on the growing global trends for naturist tourism.
He was also public relations director of British Naturism.
Sadly for them, the wood in question also happened to be a popular bluebell wood, and no sooner had the naturism begun in earnest, than the place was overrun with flower pickers.
And a resident, who has not been named, has written to the council about their objections stating: "We believe that naturism (predominately male), alcohol and children should not be in close proximity.
YES Brian Taylor, of British Naturism Had the Boxing Day swim been organised 150 years ago, it would have been costumes that would have been the scarcity, not skinny-dippers.