Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to make naked, bare, expose

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make naked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make naked.


From Middle English naken ("to nake"), from Old English nacian ("to bare, strip, make naked"), from Proto-Germanic *nakwōnan (“to make naked”), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷ (“naked”). Cognate with Old Norse nǫkkva ("to bare, expose"). More at naked. (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.