seminude

adjective

semi·​nude ˌse-mē-ˈnüd How to pronounce seminude (audio)
ˌse-ˌmī-,
-mi-,
-ˈnyüd
: partially nude
seminudity
ˌse-mē-ˈnü-də-tē How to pronounce seminude (audio)
ˌse-ˌmī-
-mi-
-ˈnyü-
noun

Examples of seminude in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That image, Dreijer said in a recent Pitchfork interview, was influenced by a seminude self-portrait of the 79-year-old Norwegian figurative painter Odd Nerdrum. Lindsay Zoladz, New York Times, 10 May 2023 Investigators also found a trove of photos depicting nude and seminude young women and girls. Fox News, 11 Aug. 2019 An Ohio strip club law prohibits patrons from touching a nude or seminude dancer unless the patron is a member of the dancer's immediate family. Author: Samantha Schmidt, Anchorage Daily News, 12 July 2018 Much about the seminude episode remains unclear, such as whether the parents of the students gave their approval, and whether officials planned to take any action. Alan Cowell, New York Times, 2 June 2018 The resulting seminude image, with an earnest, bead-draped Joplin standing with her hands positioned over her groin, became a defining photo of the singer when it was published in Rolling Stone after Joplin’s death in 1970. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, 12 Dec. 2017 Below this elegant mix of old and modern are three inky renderings, indelibly contemporary, based on photographs Mr. Salle took of a seminude woman holding a garment in one instance and a Noguchi lamp in another. Roberta Smith, New York Times, 9 Feb. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of seminude was in 1829

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“Seminude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seminude. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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