au naturel


au naturel

adjective

  1. in the natural state.
  2. naked; nude.
  3. cooked plainly.
  4. raw; uncooked.

adjective, adverb

  1. naked; nude
  2. uncooked or plainly cooked
adj.

1817, French, literally “in the natural state;” originally meaning “uncooked,” but used euphemistically for “undressed.” See natural (adj.).

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