- absolutely naked.
Origin of stark-naked
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Examples from the Web for stark-naked
When it rains they are covered by their mats, but, as they are all stark-naked, the rain can do them no harm.Great African Travellers
Some say that, during the ceremony, the women are stark-naked.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
And in this wise they arose: stark-naked all of them, only their weapons in their hands.
The stark-naked men jumped along the route, waving their clubs, crying gutturally in a way the beasts seemed to understand.The Secret of the Night
On the contrary, the more he dwells on it, the more is he sensible of the danger—sees it in all its stark-naked reality.The Flag of Distress
- completely nakedInformal word: (postpositive) starkers (ˈstɑːkəz)
C13 stert naket, literally: tail naked; stert, from Old English steort tail; related to Old Norse stertr tail + naked
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