unclad


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un·clad

 (ŭn-klăd′)
adj.
Not wearing clothes; naked.

unclad

(ʌnˈklæd)
adj
having no clothes on; naked

un•clad

(ʌnˈklæd)

v.
1. a pt. and pp. of unclothe.
adj.
2. naked; nude; undressed.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unclad - having removed clothingunclad - having removed clothing    
unclothed - not wearing clothing

unclad

adjective
Not wearing any clothes:
Chiefly British: starkers.
Idioms: in one's birthday suit, in the altogether, naked as a jaybird, stark naked, without a stitch.
Translations

unclad

[ˈʌnˈklæd] ADJdesnudo

unclad

adj (euph, hum)bar jeglicher Kleidung
References in classic literature ?
`Menelaus at least, when he caught a glimpse somehow of the breasts of Helen unclad, cast away his sword, methinks.' Lesches the Pyrrhaean also has the same account in his "Little Iliad".
I flung the warm shawl over her, and drew the edges tight around her neck, for I dreaded lest she should get some deadly chill from the night air, unclad as she was.
Lucy always wakes prettily, and even at such a time, when her body must have been chilled with cold, and her mind somewhat appalled at waking unclad in a churchyard at night, she did not lose her grace.
As well as he could make out he was unclad, with a thick black beard, long tangled hair, and bare legs and feet, his thighs were covered by breeches apparently of tawny velvet but so ragged that they showed his skin in several places.
His unclad limbs were beautifully formed; whilst the elegant outline of his figure, together with his beardless cheeks, might have entitled him to the distinction of standing for the statue of the Polynesian Apollo; and indeed the oval of his countenance and the regularity of every feature reminded one of an antique bust.
But unlike Captain Peleg --who cared not a rush for what are called serious things, and indeed deemed those selfsame serious things the veriest of all trifles --Captain Bildad had not only been originally educated according to the strictest sect of Nantucket Quakerism, but all his subsequent ocean life, and the sight of many unclad, lovely island creatures, round the Horn --all that had not moved this native born Quaker one single jot, had not so much as altered one angle of his vest.
The mirror descended low, and yet it reflected nothing but a large unclad flesh surface.
"The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete in the urban compound."
'After knocking, she pushed the door open and saw both Unclad, with the daughter's handbag hung on the wall.
In an interview last week with the Daily Herald's Marie Wilson, the Naperville Democrat doubled down on a Facebook post that attracted broad criticism, insisting that long-dead policies and practices in "the whole Chicago region" justify claiming that today we see "white supremacy in an unclad kind of way, without its hood on" in contemporary policies and attitudes.
Quoting photographers traveling with the US President, CNN reported that the protestor had 'fake' and 'peace' written across her unclad chest.
NEW YORK (AP) -- When you're Tom Ford, there are few fashion frontiers left to conquer, so men's underwear it was at his New York Fashion week menswear show, on an army of otherwise unclad models showing off metallic animal prints and seven skin tones for his first collection of skivvies.