Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Bare-naked.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See stark, adverb, and start-naked.

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

  • adjective Completely unclothed.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration by folk etymology from obsolete start-naked, naked to the tail, from Middle English stert-naked : stert, tail; see redstart + naked, naked; see naked.]

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