not wearing any clothes or not covered by clothes [= nude; ↪ bare]:
The children ran naked through the yard.
a picture of a naked man
They found the body lying half naked in the grass.
The governor ordered the prisoner to be stripped naked and whipped.
if you can see something with the naked eye, you can see it without using anything to help you, such as a telescope
visible to/with the naked eye
The mite is just visible to the naked eye.
Through his telescope he could see millions of stars that were invisible to the naked eye.
weak and unable to protect yourself:
Standing in front on his first day of teaching, Brad felt completely naked.
truth, self-interest, aggression etc that is not hidden and is shocking:
The President condemned the invasion as an act of naked aggression.
a light, flame etc that is not enclosed by a cover:
A naked light bulb dangled from the ceiling.
—nakedness noun [uncountable]