Definition of unclad in English:



  • 1Unclothed; naked.

    ‘unclad beauties in tropical pools’
    • ‘Cindy's partly unclad body was found on her mother's bed.’
    • ‘Nonetheless, the upper body is left unclad, in what to the Western view is an apparent paradox.’
    • ‘It's mostly relating to unclad pop and sports stars and/or free music, anyway.’
    • ‘‘The real crime here is that women can parade their unclad bodies in public places’… he was talking about the beach.’
    • ‘There is a primly-dressed 44-year-old female nurse whose unclad abdomen reveals a bizarre array of tattoos.’
    • ‘Over the past five years, the Parisian club has produced a special calendar for charity featuring unclad players in a variety of poses.’
    • ‘Use a windbreak to protect unclad limbs from chronic goosepimpling and to stake out your territory so that other families don't stray too close.’
    • ‘An employee then escorted the unclad rocker back to the elevator, and implored the young man to clad himself.’
    • ‘The U.S. Supreme Court refused the City of New York's final attempt to prevent artist Spencer Tunick from moving ahead with a photo shoot to produce one of his panoramic cityscapes containing numerous unclad individuals.’
    • ‘And then the unclad gentleman finally steps into the living room.’
    • ‘Out of this perspective come questions that challenge the self-certainty of Dutch progressives, such as whether women are truly liberated if their unclad bodies are used ubiquitously to market products.’
    • ‘Even less complex is ‘Hunter,’ directed by Paul White, which features the bald head and unclad shoulders of Björk against a white screen.’
    • ‘And, no, I wasn't unclad, although it certainly felt like it.’
    • ‘She found Cindy's partly unclad body on her (Grace's) bed.’
    • ‘She pushed the covers aside to reveal her unclad form.’
    • ‘One of the unfortunate effects of the process is that the person's clothing rarely shrinks with them, thus leaving them to brave a changed world unclad.’
    • ‘At last the two meet and there before our eyes appears our first Indian - unclad, copper skinned, long haired, of normal physique, and with the forest knife under his arm.’
    • ‘Being dragged out of their hotels in the middle of the night to see gorgeous unclad Thai women in the throws of a budding stage career makes them cranky.’
    • ‘Never had I seen human beings so clad, or rather so unclad, in such amazing squalidness and destitution of garments.’
    • ‘She went over to the nearest one eating and gently tapped on his unclad shoulder.’
    naked, bare, nude, in the nude, stark naked, with nothing on, undressed, disrobed, uncovered, in a state of nature, unclad, undraped, exposed
  • 2Not provided with cladding.

    ‘unclad girders’
    • ‘Funding is still needed to complete the rear part, a concrete shell as yet unclad.’
    • ‘The unclad product is furnished in alloys having a low melting temperature.’
    • ‘With its lack of heating, concrete floor and unclad walls, this has to be the coldest gallery south of Helsinki.’



/ˌənˈklad/ /ˌənˈklæd/