Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a naked manner; barely; without covering; absolutely; exposedly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a naked manner; without covering or disguise; manifestly; simply; barely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb in a naked manner; without concealing anything; blatantly or openly

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an exposed manner; without protection or defense
  • adverb without clothing

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Examples

  • Now one and now another stretched out and slept without covering; for so, directly under the path of the sun, had they slept nakedly from the time they were born.

    CHAPTER XII

  • Now one and now another stretched out and slept without covering; for so, directly under the path of the sun, had they slept nakedly from the time they were born.

    Chapter 12

  • But Roman Catholic masses celebrated in Upper Rooms manage nakedly without such lavishments.

    Michele Somerville: Pentecost: The Flaming Dove Of Upper Room Roman Catholicism

  • January 20th, 2010 at 11: 12 am good luck to Republicans who have to nakedly shill for the insurers against a reform that almost everybody will like the sound of.

    Matthew Yglesias » Panic! at the Caucus Meeting

  • They were eyes that masked the soul with a thousand guises, and that sometimes opened, at rare moments, and allowed it to rush up as though it were about to fare forth nakedly into the world on some wonderful adventure, — eyes that could brood with the hopeless sombreness of leaden skies; that could snap and crackle points of fire like those which sparkle from

    Chapter 3

  • But Roman Catholic masses celebrated in Upper Rooms manage nakedly without such lavishments.

    Michele Somerville: Pentecost: The Flaming Dove Of Upper Room Roman Catholicism

  • An almost entirely state-run cinema, devoted to propagating communist doctrine by the most nakedly propagandistic means, and subject to heavy intervention from the Soviet bureaucracy.

    Marx at the movies

  • It is excellent that someone in authority actually calls out the Republicans, they have been playing this nakedly and unashamedly for partisan gain.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Politics of Terror

  • I have no desire to stand nakedly before accusers and believers alike, but I dread the damn clock, hate the thought of my footsteps on that cold linoleum floor.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • Inhofe may be the most simple-minded, nakedly partisan human being ever to serve in the US Senate.

    Obama aide defends Kagan over DADT, military recruiting

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