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Probably related to (and perhaps simply a variant of) buck naked. Some suspect that butt-naked is the older of the two forms, others suspect buck naked.

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butt-naked (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Stark naked, completely nude.
    The streaker's wet dream was to be on TV butt-naked on a rainy day.
    • 1998, John Peel, The Outer Limits: The Vanished, New York: Tor Kids, →ISBN, page 8:
      They could hardly have all marched off butt-naked.
    • 2008, Chris Kovach, chapter 11, in Alcoholics Synonymous, →ISBN:
      He cannot picture life without alcohol, drugs or butt-naked rooftop escapades.

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