undressed

adjective
un·​dressed | \ ˌən-ˈdrest How to pronounce undressed (audio) \

Definition of undressed

: not dressed: such as
a : partially, improperly, or informally clothed
b : not fully processed or finished undressed hides
c : not cared for or tended an undressed wound undressed fields

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Examples of undressed in a Sentence

I was undressed when the fire alarm went off. an undressed patient waiting to be examined by the doctor
Recent Examples on the Web Either way, this word can be synonymous with fur, or it can be applied to an undressed skin that will become a fur (leaving the hair, wool, or fur intact). Tim Macwelch, Outdoor Life, "The Ultimate Guide to Tanning Wild Game Pelts and Hides," 24 Dec. 2020 CBS Chicago released the video Monday of officers breaking into the home of Anjanette Young, a social worker who had just returned home from work and undressed. Grace Hauck, USA TODAY, "Chicago lawyers attempted to block release of video showing police handcuffing innocent, naked woman," 16 Dec. 2020 Merchandise shops are filled with empty shelves and undressed mannequins. Howard Fendrich, courant.com, "US Open show set to go on despite pandemic," 30 Aug. 2020 They were partially undressed and had sustained severe head injuries. Jessie Yeung And Kocha Olarn, CNN, "Thai king commutes sentences of two men on death row for murdering British backpackers," 16 Aug. 2020 The homeowner found Coss undressed in a bathroom, preparing to take a shower, the documents revealed. Christopher Roth, azcentral, "Intruder caught naked, about to take a shower in Tempe home, police say," 28 Feb. 2020 On a rush into the Bruins’ zone, Kyle Connor cut across the slot, undressed Torey Krug and finished with a pretty top-shelf backhand over Jaroslav Halak’s glove. Matt Porter, BostonGlobe.com, "David Pastrnak’s hat trick sets fast pace for Bruins," 9 Jan. 2020 Shower in a waterfall ... onboard Don't bother bringing your bath gel or even getting undressed for this bathing ritual. Ginger Dingus, USA TODAY, "15 things you can do on an expedition cruise that you can't do on a big ship," 23 Jan. 2020 On Friday, the monument competed for attention with the horseless Naked Cowboy, who was playing his guitar and mostly undressed as usual despite the 40-degree chill. Nancy Coleman, New York Times, "They Keep Times Square in Order, and a Statue Front and Center," 29 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of undressed

1535, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undressed was in 1535

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“Undressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undressed. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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undressed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of undressed

: wearing no clothing : not dressed
: not cared for or covered
technical : not finished : not prepared for use

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