half naked


: partly dressed
She was half naked when the doorbell rang.

Examples of half naked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1978, fantasy artist Boris Vallejo drew a half naked fairy for the cover and, in 1980, artist Jack Katz drew a topless female warrior. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Aug. 2023 Once in a while a really little kid would streak by, half naked, waving a book, a stick, or a diaper. Michael W. Clune, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Apr. 2023

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“Half naked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20naked. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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