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  • adjective having an unclothed rear
  • adjective informal (by extension) naked, starkers
  • adjective by extension blatant, unashamed
  • adjective having an uncovered base or seat


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  • I'd ask if he remembered the bare-bottomed Coppertone Girl from the sunscreen ad, and if he knew that that little sunburnt three-year-old was really Jodi Foster, or if he knew that the chubby neighbour girl Penny on Good Times was actually a young Janet Jackson.

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  • One service, commonly demanded of the younger boys in winter, was to heat the wooden seats of the outside lavatories, by sitting on them, bare-bottomed, for long enough to ensure that the boazer himself did not have to place his own flesh onto an ice-cold seat.


  • She's wearing a sweatshirt and bends over, bare-bottomed, to water a planter of pink flowers.

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  • “On Saturday, 78 bare-bottomed activists — some first-time nudists, others lifelong exhibitionists — joined a half-dozen protesters who have been living in the trees since December.”

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  • A bare-bottomed Jack Nicholson wore the most common model, open in back with a couple of ties, to comic effect in the 2003 movie "Something's Gotta Give."

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  • "From this angle, you don't get a good view," he says, except of the occasional train passenger returning the bare-bottomed favor to the crowds on Camino Capistrano.

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  • In other words, don't be distracted by tramp stamp-having, tape-dubbing, bare-bottomed sepia models like the one above--just ride your bike instead.

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  • What were you thinking, her mother had said, when she'd come to pick her up and saw them bare-bottomed and squatting over the daffodils.

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  • • Girls and boys can go bare-bottomed all day during summer months and inside during the winter, if you turn up the heat.

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  • The three women doing wash by a well looked away as the Cadmians neared, and another mother scurried out from a small one-room dwelling and scooped up a bare-bottomed toddler and carted her back into the mud-brick hut, closing the warped plank door firmly.

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