Synonyms and Antonyms of naked

  1. 1 lacking or shed of clothing had recurrent nightmares about being naked in public Synonyms of naked au naturel, bare, bottomless, disrobed, mother-naked, nude, raw, starkers [chiefly British], stripped, unclad, unclothed, undressed Words Related to naked seminude, topless; denuded, peeled; unveiled Phrases in the altogether (or the buff or the nude or one's birthday suit or the raw), stark naked Near Antonyms of naked covered, veiled; arrayed, caparisoned, decked (out), rigged (out), tricked (out); vested; decent Antonyms of naked appareled (or apparelled), attired, clad, clothed, dressed, garbed, invested, robed, suited

  2. 2 lacking a usual or natural covering the winter trees now look so naked without their colorful fall foliage Synonyms of naked bald, bare, denuded, exposed, open, peeled, stripped, uncovered Words Related to naked displayed, revealed; hairless, shaven; disrobed, unclad, unclothed, undressed; furless, skinned; divested; unprotected Near Antonyms of naked mantled; overgrown, overrun, overspread; bearded, hairy Antonyms of naked covered

  3. 3 free from all additions or embellishment a naked room waiting for an interior decorator's inspired touch Synonyms of naked bald, bare, plain, plain-vanilla, simple, unadorned, undecorated, unembellished, unornamented, unvarnishedWords Related to naked denuded, divested, stripped; au naturel, earthy, elemental, homely, natural, unsophisticated; forthright, honest, modest, unpretentious; clean; antiseptic, austere, bleak, severe, spartan, stark; minimalist; inconspicuous, muted, restrained, sober, subdued, toned (down), unobtrusive; conservative, quiet, understatedNear Antonyms of naked flamboyant, flashy, garish, gaudy, glittery, glitzy, loud, ostentatious, showy, splashy, swank (or swanky), tawdry; bedizened, florid, lurid, ornate; exaggerated, overdecorated, overdone, overwrought; baroque, elaborate, extravagant, ornate, rococo; appareled (or apparelled), arrayed, bedecked, decked-out, dressed, embroidered, garnished, trimmedAntonyms of naked adorned, decorated, embellished, fancy, ornamented

Synonym Discussion of naked

bare, naked, nude, bald, barren mean deprived of naturally or conventionally appropriate covering. bare implies the removal of what is additional, superfluous, ornamental, or dispensable.
    • an apartment with bare walls
naked suggests absence of protective or ornamental covering but may imply a state of nature, of destitution, or of defenselessness.
    • poor half-naked children
nude applies especially to the unclothed human figure.
    • a nude model posing for art students
bald implies actual or seeming absence of natural covering and may suggest a conspicuous bareness.
    • a bald mountain peak
barren often suggests aridity or impoverishment or sterility.
    • barren plains

Learn More about naked

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up naked? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


to provide what is needed to exist

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!