au naturel

adjective au na·tu·rel \ ˌō-ˌna-tə-ˈrel , -ˌna-chə- \

Definition of au naturel

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

Examples of au naturel in a Sentence

  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

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Origin and Etymology of au naturel

French

au naturel Synonyms


AU NATUREL Defined for English Language Learners

au naturel

adjective

Definition of au naturel for English Language Learners

  • : in a natural state : without anything added



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