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naturist

[ney-cher-ist] /ˈneɪ tʃər ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who appreciates the beauty and benefits of nature.
2.
a nudist.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; nature + -ist
Related forms
naturism, noun
Can be confused
naturalist, naturist, nudist.
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Examples from the web for naturist
  • At your first naturist experience, you may feel apprehensive and worried that people will be staring at you.
  • At the other end is a naturist beach, with small boats dotted about the shingle.
Word Origin and History for naturist
n.

"participant in the movement for communal nudity," 1929, from nature + -ist.

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