: lacking any extra features

Examples of stripped-down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The concert is stripped-down and simple, just as the melodic indie songs were meant to be experienced. Janey Tracey, EW.com, 14 Mar. 2024 The cabin looks rather stripped-down compared to most of today’s SUVs. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 29 Nov. 2023 The plot is more stripped-down than usual, with the action mostly restricted to the confines of one vehicle, which has a pressure-sensitive bomb planted beneath its seats. Noel Murray, Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 2023 Several companies have stripped-down versions of their conventional apps that are mostly useful for people with less powerful smartphones, including in emerging markets. Shira Ovide, Washington Post, 30 May 2023 Some directors’ late films are stripped-down, austere, deliberately paced; with films like Kubi, Kitano seems to be going in the opposite direction, god bless him. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 23 May 2023 The result was a new sound — heavy, stripped-down, synthetic but groove-rich — made by Vince, his friend Jesse Saunders, and other, mostly Black, kids. Oli Coleman, Rolling Stone, 12 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stripped-down was in 1928

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Cite this Entry

“Stripped-down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stripped-down. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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