au naturel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French au naturel (literally in the natural)

Adverb[edit]

au naturel (not comparable)

  1. In the nude: in the naked state.
    Bella loved posing for the artist au naturel.
  2. Naturally.
  3. In the plainest or simplest manner.
  4. Without makeup and with one's natural hair color.

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French[edit]

Adverb[edit]

au naturel

  1. naturally
  2. in the nude
  3. most simply, most plainly
  4. (food) without seasoning, flavouring or dressing
    thon au naturel -- tuna-fish in brine
  5. (heraldry) proper