verb (used with object), un·dressed or un·drest, un·dress·ing.
verb (used without object), un·dressed or un·drest, un·dress·ing.
- undress uniform,
Origin of undress
Examples from the Web for undress
Johansson begins to undress, too, but while she keeps walking, you sink into a liquid prison.Scarlett Johansson is an Alien Seductress in ‘Under the Skin’|Jimmy So|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few portraits were taken, and she says she was instructed by Richardson to undress.
Will he paint Mantel in a similar state of undress to his notorious Kate pic?Controversial Semi-Clothed Kate Middleton Artist Wins Big British Award|Tom Sykes|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So what was his reaction to the photos taken recently of Kate and Harry in various states of undress?Tom Parker Bowles on Camilla's Roast Chicken, His Cocaine Sting and Those Pictures of Kate|Tom Sykes|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Andrew was taken by Wright to a secluded part of the school and told to undress, which he did.5 Revelations of Abuse From the Expose of Abuse at Horace Mann|Matthew DeLuca|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
What was the longest time you ever took to dress or undress and say your prayers?Bunyan Characters (Second Series)|Alexander Whyte
The uniforms consisted of two undress suits; one with trousers, the other with breeches and high boots, for riding.On the Irrawaddy|G. A. Henty
Firmin lit the fire, helped me to undress, for I was terribly weak, put me to bed and forced me to swallow some milk.My Memoirs|Marguerite Steinheil
Barbara sat by herself for a few minutes and then rang for her maid and began to undress.Lady Lilith|Stephen McKenna
"It's just like the three bears," he said to Mother as she helped him to undress.Sunny Boy in the Big City|Ramy Allison White
1590s, "to shed one's clothing," from un- (2) + dress (v.). Transferred sense of "to strip off (someone's) clothing" is recorded from 1610s. The noun meaning "state of partial or incomplete dress" is attested from 1680s. Undressed "naked (or nearly so)" is recorded from 1610s.