from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having no clothing; naked.
- adj. Permitting or featuring full exposure of the body: a nude beach.
- adj. Law Lacking any of various legal requisites, such as evidence.
- n. An unclothed human figure, especially an artistic representation.
- n. The condition of being unclothed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without clothing or other covering of the skin; without clothing on the genitals or female nipples.
- adj. Of a beige or tan color, evoking bare skin.
- n. A painting, other artwork or mass-media-reproduced image depicting (a) human figure(s) in a state of near or total undress.
- n. The state of total nudity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bare; naked; unclothed; undraped.
- adj. Naked; without consideration; void. See Nudum pactum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Naked; bare; uncovered; specifically, in art, undraped; not covered with drapery: as, a nude statue.
- In law, naked; made without consideration: said of contracts and agreements in which a consideration is wholly lacking.
- In botany and zoöl.:
- Bare; destitute of leaves, hairs, bristles, feathers, scales, or other exterior outgrowth or covering.
- Not supported by diagnosis or description; mere; bare: said of generic or specific terms, in the phrase nude name, translating the technical designation nomen nudum. See nomen.
- Synonyms See list under naked.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a painting of a naked human figure
- n. a naked person
- adj. completely unclothed
- n. a statue of a naked human figure
- n. without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
I am a name nude known to collectors, an overdosed under-achiever, greatest pilot to the inhospitable middle-class rationale.
The word nude, on the other hand, carries in educated usage no uncomfortable overtone.
I was also the one who coined the term nude Democrat.
I dearly hope you've got swim shorts on, because the idea that you're reading my book reviews in the nude is more than my feeble mind can process.
These days in modern photography, we're still compelled by the nude body, but more often than not, the female rather than the male nude is the subject de rigeur.
Perhaps the most highly covetable part of the collection was the handful of slim monochrome suits in nude and navy with mesh detailing -- a nice variation for Hillary, if she'd only listen.
Midway through it, Mr. Domingo slipped Ms. Gallardo-Dom â s's negligee straps from her shoulders, leaving her nude from the waist up.
Skarsgard has previously talked about how he is so comfortable being nude that he goes sockless in nude scenes on the 'True Blood' set even though Moyer wears a sock.
Pricasso painted Palin nude and Bruce Elliot put his Nude Sarah Palin painting in his bar.
It could contain nude pictures of Hillary Clinton!