public nudity

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Noun1.public nudity - vulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place
infraction, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, violation, infringement - a crime less serious than a felony
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Outreach to President Obama: In a courtesy letter of awareness to President Obama, Ton Dou asserts that bare body freedom is as natural and significant a human right and life choice as any other and should never be legislated as criminal behavior, and assures the President that his purpose is soley to urge lawmakers to isolate the act of lewd behavior involving public nudity, from the responsible practice of intrinsic wholesome nakedness.
The public nudity ban marks an escalation of a two-year disagreement between Weiner and a group of men known for bearing it all, making it "a caricature of what San Francisco is about," he said.
What does seem clear is that it is easy for those against public nudity to brand those without clothes as either swingers of perverts and somehow that is accepted.
A poll was conducted among 1,326 women to find out just how far they are willing to go to keep abreast of the current trend towards public nudity.
Scott Fitzgerald, public nudity is seldom a good thing, especially when these time trips occur randomly.
7They live in the Welsh countryside, where Kate is better able to enjoy her love of public nudity - "one of life's great joys is dancing naked in the sun, it makes me feel so good".
In 2004 she stripped for one of artist Spencer Tunick's public nudity instillations.
But accidental public nudity aside, it's been a busy week.
A naked German hiker has pledged to carry on rambling in the nude despite spending ten days in jail for breaking public nudity laws.
Toronto's Gay Pride displays vulgarity and public nudity.