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naked

Pronunciation: /ˈneɪkəd; ˈneɪkɪd/

Translation of naked in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (unclothed) desnudo naked to the waist desnudo hasta la cintura we cannot face our enemies naked no podemos enfrentarnos al enemigo a cuerpo descubierto
    Example sentences
    • I don't agree with sleaze and naked women flaunting their bodies but if it is what they want to do or what they choose to do then that is their choice, not the government's, theirs.
    • A naked woman's body lay in the middle of the floor.
    • The clothes keep coming off until they are completely naked.
    1.2 [sword/blade] desenvainado; [branch] desnudo, pelado; [landscape] sin árboles do not use near a naked flame no acercar a la llama invisible to the naked eye invisible a simple vista
    Example sentences
    • ‘It wasn't always like this,’ he said, slumping down in one of the chintzless armchairs underneath a single naked light bulb.
    • Backstage, the children sit in front of naked light bulbs hanging from the ceiling, wiping away the make-up they carefully applied before the performance.
    • Lighting was provided by naked bulbs hanging from wires strung up on the cave walls, and fresh air by ventilation shafts unseen.
    Example sentences
    • This bit really does look like a forest; it is filled with oak trees whose naked branches seem to scrape the gray sky.
    • The bent branches of naked trees hung dangerously close to the small lake.
    • Hatchlings are almost naked, their eyes are closed, and they are helpless, but they develop rapidly.
    1.3 (stark, plain) [racism/aggression] manifiesto; [ambition/reality] puro the naked truth la verdad desnuda or descarnada
    Example sentences
    • In truth, naked aggression does not suit him.
    • The farmers showed naked ambition when they opened up luxury holiday cottages for sun-seekers who like shedding their clothes.
    • I love the naked confidence and wanting of it, the simple pop perfection.

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