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Etymology

From sky +‎ clad, indicating that the person in question is clad only in the sky. Attested from early 20th century England, it is a partial calque of Sanskrit दिगम्बर (digambara, having all (=ten) quarters of the globe as one's only clothing, i.e., naked).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈskaɪ.klæd/
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Adjective

skyclad (not comparable)

  1. (poetic or paganism) Nude, naked, especially outdoors.

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