nudism

noun nud·ism \ ˈnü-ˌdi-zəm , ˈnyü- \

Definition of nudism

: the practice of going nude especially in sexually mixed groups and during periods of time spent at specially secluded places

nudist

play \ˈnü-dist, ˈnyü-\ adjective or noun

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First Known Use of nudism

1857

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NUDISM Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of nudism for English Language Learners

  • : the practice of not wearing any clothes especially in private places (such as camps or beaches) that are separated from public areas



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