In one's birthday suit

In one's birthday suit
В чём мать родила

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  • in one's birthday suit — adjective as naked as at birth • Syn: ↑mother naked, ↑naked as the day one was born, ↑naked as the day you were born, ↑in your birthday suit • Similar to: ↑unclothed * * * humorous naked …   Useful english dictionary

  • in one's birthday suit — humorous naked. → birthday …   English new terms dictionary

  • birthday suit — noun informal terms for nakedness in the raw in the altogether in his birthday suit • Syn: ↑raw, ↑altogether • Hypernyms: ↑nakedness, ↑nudity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • birthday suit — first attested 1730s, but probably much older. The notion is the suit of clothes one was born in, i.e., no clothes at all. Cf. M.E. mother naked naked as the day one was born; M.Du. moeder naect, Ger. mutternackt …   Etymology dictionary

  • in your birthday suit — adjective as naked as at birth • Syn: ↑mother naked, ↑naked as the day one was born, ↑naked as the day you were born, ↑in one s birthday suit • Similar to: ↑unclothed * * * in your birthday suit humorous …   Useful english dictionary

  • birthday suit —    (your)    nakedness    What you were born in. Also as birthday attire, gear, or the obsolete finery:     I went in the morning to a private place, along with the housemaid, and we bathed in our birthday soot. (Smollett, 1771 1 am sure they had …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • birthday suit — (Slang) what one was wearing at the time of one s birth (i.e.: nothing, no clothes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Demi's Birthday Suit — August 1992 Demi‘s Birthday Suit, or The Suit, was a trompe l œil body painting by Joanne Gair photographed by Annie Leibovitz that was featured on the cover of the Vanity Fair August 1992 issue to commemorate and exploit the success of Leibovitz …   Wikipedia

  • birthday — [bʉrthdā΄] n. 1. the day of a person s birth or a thing s beginning 2. the anniversary of this day in one s birthday suit Informal naked; nude …   English World dictionary

  • suit — I n. legal claim 1) to bring, file, institute (a) suit against 2) to contest; press a suit 3) to lose; win a suit 4) to dismiss a suit 5) a civil; class action; malpractice; pending suit courtship (old fashioned) 6) to plead, press one s suit set …   Combinatory dictionary

  • birthday — n. 1 the day on which a person etc. was born. 2 the anniversary of this. Phrases and idioms: birthday honours Brit. titles etc. given on a sovereign s official birthday. in one s birthday suit joc. naked …   Useful english dictionary

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