naturist

[ ney-cher-ist ]
/ ˈneɪ tʃər ɪst /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. nature worship,
  2. nature's call,
  3. nature-nurture controversy,
  4. natured,
  5. naturism,
  6. naturopathy,
  7. nau,
  8. nauch,
  9. naucratis,
  10. naufragous

Origin of naturist

First recorded in 1675–85; nature + -ist

Related formsna·tur·ism, noun

Can be confusednaturalist naturist nudist

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British Dictionary definitions for naturism

naturism

/ (ˈneɪtʃəˌrɪzəm) /

noun

another name for nudism
Derived Formsnaturist, noun, adjective

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Word Origin and History for naturism

naturist

n.

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

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