semiundressed

undressed

[uhn-drest]
adjective
1.
wearing few or no clothes.
2.
wearing informal clothing or clothing not meant to be worn in public.
3.
not dressed; not specially prepared: undressed poultry; an undressed salad.
4.
(of leather) having a napped finish on the flesh side.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see un-1, dress, -ed2

semiundressed, adjective
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undressed (ʌnˈdrɛst)
 
adj
1.  partially or completely naked
2.  (of an animal hide) not fully processed
3.  (of food, esp salad) not prepared with sauce or dressing

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undress
1596, "to shed one's clothing," from un- (2) + dress (v.). Trans. sense of "to strip off (someone's) clothing" is recorded from 1615. The noun meaning "state of partial or incomplete dress" is attested from 1685. Undressed "naked (or nearly so)" is recorded from 1613.
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