Definition of naked in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈneɪkɪd



the naked eye

Unassisted vision, without a telescope, microscope, or other device: threadworm eggs are so small that they cannot be seen with the naked eye
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  • Not everyone can see it, and it is clearer to the naked eye than in photographs.
  • The attraction between us was almost tangible, electricity visible to the naked eye.
  • Though invisible to the naked eye, excess calories would pile on very visible fat.



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  • And while it is a crime to lie to Congress and to commit perjury, these acts are prosecuted in such a haphazard and nakedly political fashion that they can hardly serve as much of a deterrent.
  • This doesn't make him different from other politicians - sometimes it's refreshing that the naked self-interest is presented, nakedly.
  • The real truth here is in the nakedly truthful acting, but acting such as this, because it resides in a film with little or no thematic import, amounts to little more than simulation.


Old English nacod, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch naakt and German nackt, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin nudus and Sanskrit nagna.

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