stark naked

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English [Term?]; the first element is from Old English steort (tail). The change from "start-naked" to "stark-naked" was most likelily due to a misinterpretation of the phrase as being a way of saying "starkly naked" ("strongly naked, harshly naked").

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stark naked (not comparable)

  1. Completely naked

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