Definition of au naturel in English:

au naturel

Syllabification: au na·tu·rel
Pronunciation: /ˌō ˌnaCHəˈrel

adjective& adverb

1With no elaborate treatment, dressing, or preparation: [as adverb]: I wear my hair au naturel these days [as adjective]: the cheese is delicious whether au naturel or seasoned
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  • They were not topped with anything but were enjoyed au naturel.


early 19th century: French, literally 'in the natural (state)'.

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