au naturel

au na·tu·rel

adjective \ˌō-ˌna-tə-ˈrel, -ˌna-chə-\

: in a natural state : without anything added

Full Definition of AU NATUREL

:  cooked or served plainly
a :  being in natural style or condition
b :  nude

Examples of AU NATUREL

  1. She wears makeup for special occasions, but otherwise prefers an au naturel look.
  2. <for vacationers who prefer to be au naturel, the tropical resort features a secluded, private beach>

Origin of AU NATUREL

First Known Use: 1812


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