Learner's definition of NAKED
1 [more naked; most naked] : not wearing any clothes : not covered by clothing
a naked [=nude] man
the naked human body
her naked [=(more commonly) bare] shoulders
He was naked from the waist up.
The prisoners were stripped naked. [=all of their clothes were taken off]
She was half naked [=partly dressed] when the doorbell rang.
He's stark naked. [=he's completely naked]
2 : not having a usual covering
The trees are still naked [=(more commonly) bare], but their leaves will return soon.
a naked [=uncovered] lightbulb
3 : not having any decorations
always used before a noun
4 a : not hidden or changed in any way : stated in a very clear and direct way
b : completely obvious
These are the naked facts of the case.
Tell me everything. I want the naked truth. [=the complete truth, the whole story]
5 always used before a noun : without the use of a telescope, microscope, etc.
distant stars and planets that cannot be seen with the naked eye
Though extremely small, this insect is visible to the naked eye.