- basic; minimal
- simple; unadorned
An example of stripped-down is an entry-level car at the dealership before you add on any upgrades.
(comparative more stripped-down, superlative most stripped-down)
- Reduced to essentials; without additional features.
- It was the stripped-down version that they bought.
(comparative more stripped down, superlative most stripped down)
- Originally recorded when he was with Derek and the Dominoes, Clapton released a stripped-down, mellow version on his 1994 Unplugged album that is just as powerful and popular.
- The product also has an extensive support site and even a blog, and comes in Windows, iOS, and Mac editions, as well as a stripped-down online version.
- Get Behind Me Satan has enjoyed as much success as previous albums and features the same stripped-down rock style The White Stripes are famous for.
- They performed on MTV Unplugged later that year, giving fans a new perspective on the band after hearing their songs in this stripped-down format.
- The stripped-down guitar and Grohl's solo vocals highlight the romantic lyrics of the song, giving it a completely different feel.