stark·​ers ˈstär-kərz How to pronounce starkers (audio)
chiefly British
: completely unclothed : naked

Examples of starkers in a Sentence

He was standing there starkers. room service in one London hotel informs its employees to get used to the idea of walking in on guests who are starkers

Word History


alteration of stark entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of starkers was circa 1923

Dictionary Entries Near starkers

Cite this Entry

“Starkers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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