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starkers

[stahr-kerz] /ˈstɑr kərz/
adjective, adverb, British Informal.
1.
wearing no clothes; naked.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; stark-(naked) + -ers
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starkers

adjective
  1. Naked; stark naked; bare-ass: sitting there at the bar starkers from the waist up/ You jog about, absolutely starkers, and then dive straight into a swimming pool (1923+)
  2. Crazy; bonkers, nuts: The doctor told me I was starkers to do that (1962+)

[fr stark naked and stark, staring mad, with the British slang suffix -ers]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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