stark naked


: wearing no clothes at all
He was standing there stark naked.

Examples of stark naked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Sonny Angel—a cute, collectible cherub figurine who is stark naked save for its colorful headwear—has exploded in popularity over the past two years thanks to social media. Jasmine Li, Fortune, 19 Apr. 2024 And at the end of the 11-person lineup is Barry Keoghan — stark naked and cheesing at the camera. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 21 Feb. 2024 Bathing stark naked with strangers certainly isn’t meant for the demure and can be quite jarring for the uninitiated. Christina Liao, Vogue, 30 Dec. 2023 In the afternoon, Billy would emerge stark naked, stretching pleasurably. Werner Herzog, The New Yorker, 21 Aug. 2023 The hero is stark naked and turned to the side, his entire body visible from head and shoulder down to muscular thigh. Hazlitt, 8 Feb. 2023 Audubon woke one night to see Rafinesque standing in his bedroom, stark naked, swatting wildly at invading bats with a broken violin. Dominique Browning, WSJ, 18 Nov. 2022 The United Nations has called for an investigation after Greek police said officers found 92 migrants, mostly men from Afghanistan and Syrian, stark naked and some with bodily injuries along the Evros River. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, 19 Oct. 2022 Alicent finds her pubescent eldest son Aegon stark naked, jerking off in his bedroom window to the view of King’s Landing. Erica Gonzales, ELLE, 26 Sep. 2022

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“Stark naked.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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