un·​clothed | \ ˌən-ˈklōt͟hd How to pronounce unclothed (audio) \

Definition of unclothed

: not clothed

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Examples of unclothed in a Sentence

Police found the victim's unclothed body in the woods. an artist's drawings of clothed and unclothed figures
Recent Examples on the Web According to a statement released Friday by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Hamilton Township police officers found Howard unclothed except for a white bra. Julia Musto, Fox News, "NJ prosecutors renew plea for info in 2001 killing of woman found lying along road," 29 Nov. 2020 About the same time, the officers found Rooney, along with their infant son, sleeping unclothed inside a nearby cabin, the complaint says. Sarah Volpenhein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin family's calls 'answered' for harsher charges in killing of Ho-Chunk woman," 26 Oct. 2020 Police first received calls that the boy, who appeared to be 4 or 5 years old, was walking alone and unclothed near the Loop 101 and Apache Boulevard around 6 a.m., according to a statement from the Tempe Police Department. Emily Wilder, The Arizona Republic, "Police search for parents of boy found wandering naked in Tempe," 27 Oct. 2020 It’s like a cheerful cartoon version of an unclothed female form. Laura Collins-hughes, New York Times, "Socially Distant, Except for the Dogs, Sheep and Chickens," 11 Oct. 2020 After sitting unclothed in the rain, the wet protesters were wrapped in blankets and led from the protest, symbolizing the care that many found lacking in video of the Rochester Police Department's treatment of Prude. USA TODAY, "Naked protesters wearing ‘spit hoods’ decry Daniel Prude’s death on sixth day of demonstrations," 9 Sep. 2020 At one point in the video, a call is heard on the officer's radio describing an unclothed male with blood on him. Melanie Schuman And Kelly Mccleary, CNN, "Daniel Prude's brother said he was acting erratic, suicidal before his deadly interaction with police," 4 Sep. 2020 During the meeting, a Zoom bomber came on, unclothed, shouting profanities. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, "'We will not be doing that again.' Local schools report 'Zoom-bombings,' increase security measures," 3 Sep. 2020 Court records say her 25-year-old fiancé, Jonathan D. Rooney, was sleeping unclothed in a nearby cabin, blood on the floor and door. Sarah Volpenhein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin family calls for harsher charges in 'heinous' killing of Ho-Chunk woman," 30 June 2020

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First Known Use of unclothed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unclothed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclothed. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unclothed

formal : not wearing clothes


un·​clothed | \ ˌən-ˈklōt͟hd How to pronounce unclothed (audio) \

Kids Definition of unclothed

: not wearing or covered with clothes

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