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

  • adjective Having no cover or protection.
  • adjective Lacking the protection of insurance or collateral security.
  • adjective Bareheaded.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not provided with a cover or covering; having no covering; bare; naked; especially, having no covering on the head.
  • Not included, embraced, or comprehended.

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

  • adjective not covered or protected from the weather etc
  • adjective lacking insurance or security
  • adjective bareheaded

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

  • adjective not covered with clothing


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  • Also past and past participle of the verb 'to uncover'.

    November 24, 2011