birthday suit

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the lack of clothes worn when one is born.

NounEdit

birthday suit (plural birthday suits)

  1. (idiomatic) Nakedness; an exposure of a human's natural anatomy without clothing
    George embarrassed his aunt by answering the door in his birthday suit.

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually used in the phrase “in one’s birthday suit”, but sometimes seen alone; for example, as in “Guess what she was wearing? Her birthday suit!”

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Last modified on 10 December 2013, at 10:13