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undressed

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈdrɛst
 
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Definition of undressed in English:

adjective

1Wearing no clothes; naked: he was undressed and ready for bed
More example sentences
  • You should also know that I'm not really naked, though I may be partially undressed.
  • The two men, she said seemed to be partially undressed while the woman appeared to be naked.
  • He lay me on the bed, undressed, as he removed his own clothes.
Synonyms
British informal starkers
North American informal bare-assed, buck naked
British vulgar slang bollock-naked
2Not treated, processed, or prepared for use: undressed deerskin a rough, undressed stone slab
More example sentences
  • Use traditional lime mortars rather than leaving external stone undressed.
  • It is made of roughly coursed undressed rectangular stone facings with a rubble core.
  • Some are distinctly organic, the bark still on the sinuous floor joist, a chimneystack of undressed stone.
Synonyms
untreated, unprocessed, unprepared, unfinished, raw, rough, natural
3(Of food) not having a dressing: an undressed salad
More example sentences
  • This the time of year to eat healthily, but I'm not suggesting for one minute that this means eating undressed salads!
  • For Rory Bremner, the greatest impersonator of the age, about the only thing he finds tasteless is an undressed salad.
  • He observes, rightly, that the Calabrian peasant who has toiled for long hours in the field does not want to come home to a grilled sardine and an undressed green salad.

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