- 1Take off one’s clothes: she undressed and climbed into bed I went into the bathroom to get undressedMore example sentences
- I tell him to get undressed and get in the shower.
- I take my shoes off before I go into the house, I sneak up the stairs, and I get undressed in the bathroom.
- He undressed and just climbed into bed next to Belle.
- 1.1 [with object] Take the clothes off (someone else): he undressed her slowlyMore example sentences
- We stayed like that for I don't know how long, then she slowly undressed me.
- He slid his still dressed body up her bare one; she started to slowly undress him.
- It felt odd to be left alone with all these people undressing me and putting new clothes on me.
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- 1The state of being naked or only partially clothed: women in various states of undressMore example sentences
- There was nothing for it but to wander around all evening in a state of partial undress.
- I mean, one can have, of course, partial undress as well as complete nudity and stripping would include both.
- Both were almost naked or in a state of undress when they were eventually found.
- 2 Military Ordinary clothing or uniform, as opposed to that worn on ceremonial occasions: [as modifier]: his undress uniform Compare with full dress.More example sentences
- Gold lace became confined to flag officers in both dress and undress uniforms; captains wore it only in full dress.
- Admiral Nelson, now in his undress uniform, not wearing his full orders was ‘every bit as conspicuous’ to the approaching danger.