Without your so much as lifting a buffed pinky, those with dishonorable intentions are exposed by seemingly supernatural forces.
Inside, a bed and other furniture could be seen in the four exposed rooms, like a dollhouse displaying its innards.
Tina Brown: Well, no, to be honest you could say that, were he to be exposed, as it were, as in James Frey...
Because God forbid these delicate students should be exposed to an idea or an organization with which they disagree—at college.
Stars are exposed to their fans so much through so many media that the overexposure makes them feel like friends.
Such awnings will be found as satisfactory for exposed doors as for windows.
It was in vain that he shrieked aloud, "I am the man that exposed the Jew!"
Thy carelessness, Sarsnet, has exposed me, I am lost and ruin'd.
Are we to be exposed to this unnatural conduct every moment of our lives?
Many, I know, believe it desirable that the surface of the water in a well should be exposed to the air.
early 15c., "to leave without shelter or defense," from Middle French exposer "lay open, set forth" (13c.), from Latin exponere "set forth" (see expound), altered by confusion with poser "to place, lay down" (see pose (v.1)). Meaning "to exhibit openly" is from 1620s; that of "to unmask" is from 1690s. Photographic sense is from 1839. Related: Exposed; exposes; exposing.
also exposé, "display of discreditable information," 1803, initially as a French word; past participle of French exposer (see expose (v.)). Earliest use was in reference to Napoleon.