Nude meaning

no͝od, nyo͝od
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The definition of nude is someone without any clothes on.

An example of nude is a naked person in the hot tub.

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Having no clothing; naked.
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An unclothed human figure, especially an artistic representation.
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Permitting or featuring full exposure of the body.

A nude beach.

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A nude person.
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(absolute use, with article: the nude) The state of total nudity.
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The condition of being unclothed.
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Completely unclothed or uncovered; naked; bare.
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Without consideration or other legal essential.
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A representation of a nude human figure in painting, sculpture, etc.
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The condition of being nude; nakedness.

In the nude.

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Any of a range of colors from tan to yellowish or pinkish beige.
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Without clothing or other covering of the skin; without clothing on the genitals or female nipples.

Why do you act so prudish whenever you see nude people?

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A painting, other artwork or mass-media-reproduced image depicting (a) human figure(s) in a state of near or total undress.

The marketing rule 'nude sells' spread from verbal to visual mainstream media in the 20th century.

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Of a beige or tan color, evoking bare skin.
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Origin of nude

  • Latin nūdus nogw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Entered English 1531 as a legal term "unsupported, not formally attested," , from Latin nÅ«dus 'naked, bare'.

    From Wiktionary