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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Synonyms & Antonyms for undressed


crude, native, natural, raw, rude, unprocessed, unrefined, untreated


dressed, processed, refined, treated

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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

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Spending the night alone with no extra oxygen or food, Hall was discovered the next day undressed and barely lucid by American guide Daniel Mazur. Brynn Mannino, Woman's Day, "9 Miraculous Rescues," 4 Nov. 2010 DeLarge told jurors that when Bedney came out of the restroom, the woman was undressed in bed, and had the covers pulled back. Heather Nolan, NOLA.com, "Mistrial declared after jury fails to reach verdict in 2017 rape case," 26 Apr. 2018 The bill would also prohibit male prison guards from entering areas where female inmates are undressed and instead would require them to announce their arrival at their housing units. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Kim Kardashian Calls on Gov. Jerry Brown to Protect Female Inmates by Signing California Bill Into Law," 9 July 2018 Gauland had undressed — either down to his boxers or swimming trunks, based on a viral photo — and gone into the Potsdam lake to escape the intense heat, Politico reported, quoting a report on Wednesday in the newspaper Märkische Allgemeine. Avi Selk And Rick Noack, Washington Post, "‘Not a swimming place for Nazis’: A far-right lawmaker had his clothes stolen at the lake," 6 June 2018 Toronto, which invariably wears the cloak of the legitimate challenger during the regular season only to get undressed in the playoffs? Bud Shaw, cleveland.com, "Is Charles Barkley right about the Cavs missing the NBA Finals? Bud vs. Doug," 17 Jan. 2018 Among other things, the female employee alleged that pictures of undressed women and various lewd pictures and comments were left on her work cart. Karen Herzog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "UW-Madison paid $591,050 to settle six sexual harassment cases in past decade," 10 Apr. 2018 Scientists who worked with the animals undressed, showered and donned a biohazard suit, mask and respirator before going in and then reversed the process on the way out. Lynne Terry, OregonLive.com, "Oregon scientist develops promising vaccine against tuberculosis," 15 Jan. 2018 Milla Jovovich, Kate Moss, Iman, and Gisele Bündchen have each appeared, creatively undressed. Kenzie Bryant, Vanities, "For Whoopi Goldberg, This Year’s Pirelli Calendar Does Representation Right," 10 Nov. 2017

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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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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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