Naked vs Clad - What's the difference?

naked | clad |


As verbs the difference between naked and clad

is that naked is (nake) while clad is to clothe.

As an adjective naked

is not wearing any clothes; without clothing on the genitals or female nipples.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

naked

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at (m).

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not wearing any clothes; without clothing on the genitals or female nipples.
  • She was as naked as the day she was born.
  • Glib, without decoration, put bluntly.
  • This is the naked truth.
    The naked facts lay there on the table, enclosed within the files.
  • Unprotected; (by extension) without a condom.
  • The tendrils of the naked flame stretched into the skies.
    I entered her naked and came in her too.
  • Uncomfortable; as if missing something important.
  • I feel naked without my mobile phone.
    Synonyms
    * bare, nude, starkers, unclad, unclothed, butt-naked, bareassed, birthday suit, showing skin, barefoot * See also * (without a condom)
    Derived terms
    * naked ape * naked eye * naked flame * naked truth * half-naked, half naked * semi-naked

    Etymology 2

    See (nake) (verb)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (nake)
  • Anagrams

    * (l), (l)

    clad

    English

    Verb

  • To clothe.
  • The horse was clad with its best blanket.
  • * 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter VIII
  • But what interested me most was the slender figure of a dainty girl, clad only in a thin bit of muslin which scarce covered her knees--a bit of muslin torn and ragged about the lower hem.
  • To cover with insulation.
  • (clad)
  • (archaic) (clothe)