a person who appreciates the beauty and benefits of nature.
a nudist.

Origin of naturist

First recorded in 1675–85; nature + -ist
Related formsna·tur·ism, noun
Can be confusednaturalist naturist nudist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for naturism

bareness, undress, nudism, Druidism

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British Dictionary definitions for naturism



another name for nudism
Derived Formsnaturist, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for naturism



"participant in the movement for communal nudity," 1929, from nature + -ist.

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