birthday suit


: unclothed skin : nakedness

Examples of birthday suit in a Sentence

with all of the resort guests in their birthday suits, socioeconomic differences became invisible and irrelevant
Recent Examples on the Web At the 2024 Oscars on Sunday, John Cena took the stage — seemingly in his birthday suit, save for a winner’s envelope and some Birkenstocks — to present the award for best costume design. Beatrice Verhoeven, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Mar. 2024 Bradley Cooper is comfortable being in his birthday suit. Benjamin Vanhoose, Peoplemag, 28 Feb. 2024 In a clip posted by the magazine on X, the camera pans across suited and booted stars from Bradley Cooper and Natalie Portman to Colman Domingo and Lily Gladstone before landing on Keoghan — in nothing but his birthday suit. Leah Dolan, CNN, 23 Feb. 2024 And while buffing your birthday suit with coarse bristles might sound unappealing and potentially painful, this body care ritual is actually quite gentle (enjoyable, even). Jenn Sinrich, SELF, 22 Sep. 2023 John Stamos celebrated turning 60 by, naturally, showing off his birthday suit. USA TODAY, 25 Aug. 2023 Last year, Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 53rd birthday by sharing a photo of herself in her birthday suit for JLo Beauty. Alyssa Bailey, ELLE, 25 July 2023 Don't forget to iron the wrinkles out of that birthday suit. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, 20 June 2023 Meloni last sported his birthday suit for a Peloton ad in July 2022. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 4 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1734, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of birthday suit was in 1734

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“Birthday suit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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