Antonyms for nude

Grammar : Adj
Spell : nood, nyood
Phonetic Transcription : nud, nyud

Definition of nude

Origin :
  • 1530s, a legal term, "unsupported, not formally attested," from Latin nudus "naked, bare, unclothed, stripped" (see naked). General sense of "mere, plain, simple" attested from 1550s. In reference to the human body, meaning "unclothed," it is an artistic euphemism for naked, dating from 1610s (implied in nudity) but not in common use in this sense until mid-19c.
  • adj without clothes, covering
Example sentences :
  • He threw open the cloak and stood there nude, playing with the sword in his hand.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • I know she's nude, so let her be a peasant woman who has undressed.
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • What was the meaning of that nude woman beside that gentleman who was fully dressed?
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • It supplies me with a motive for the nude; it's a real find, eh?
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • That nude woman in the very midst of Paris—it's improbable.'
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • Ah, if I could only get him to pose for me in the nude out in the open air!
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • The artist was working on a picture of a nude Bacchante sprawled on some drapery.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
  • Nude -us: naked: a surface devoid of hair, scales or other vestiture.
  • Extract from : « Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology » by John. B. Smith
  • They have art schools by the hundred, where they study from the nude and from models of all kinds.
  • Extract from : « As A Chinaman Saw Us » by Anonymous
  • When George and the Tartar entered, they saw the nude corpse; it had been despoiled.
  • Extract from : « The Story of Russia » by R. Van Bergen, M.A.

Synonyms for nude

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019