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 (sĕm′ē-no͞od′, -nyo͞od′, sĕm′ī-)
adv. & adj.
Only partially clothed: posed seminude for a painter; seminude statues.

sem′i·nu′di·ty n.
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partly nude
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Adj.1.seminude - partially clothed
unclothed - not wearing clothing
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She kept looking round in turn at the rows of pomaded heads in the stalls and then at the seminude women in the boxes, especially at Helene in the next box, who- apparently quite unclothed- sat with a quiet tranquil smile, not taking her eyes off the stage.
The NSPCC report also revealed one out of 50 children sent a nude or seminude image to an adult.
WASHINGTON, April 22 (KUNA) -- A seminude gunman killed four people and wounded two others at a Nashville, Tennessee Waffle House restaurant early Sunday, according to media reports.
That result is similar to the findings of a study reported by the Pew Research Center in November but far lower than the number that fueled a wave of sext panic in 2009, when the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy claimed 20 percent of 13-to-19-year-olds had shared "nude or seminude" images of themselves.
They then threw out her clothes near Sector- 51 and a little while later pushed out the seminude girl on to the road.
A Pew Research Center poll found that roughly 33 pc of people aged 18 to 29 say they have been texted a nude or seminude photo of someone they know.
"Sexting" is the transmission of nude or seminude images between cell phones, computers or other electronic devices.
Obviously, it's too cold for them to actually perform seminude, so patches of flesh-coloured material are sewn into their dresses.
10, 2002, after pleading guilty to charges of fondling three girls and taking nude and seminude photographs of the victims.
Mr Barrett was relatively unknown - he was chairman of Bank of Montreal - but that changed after it emerged seminude pictures of his former wife, the model Anne Marie Sten, appeared on the internet.