disrobe

Definitions

  • Venus Disrobing for the Bath
    Venus Disrobing for the Bath
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v disrobe get undressed "please don't undress in front of everybody!","She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Disrobe To divest of a robe; to undress; figuratively, to strip of covering; to divest of that which clothes or decorates; as, autumn disrobes the fields of verdure. "Two great peers were disrobed of their glory."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • disrobe To divest of a robe or garments; undress.
    • disrobe To divest of any enveloping appendage; denude; uncover: as, autumn disrobes the fields of verdure.
    • disrobe To divest one's self of a robe or of one's garments.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Disrobe dis-rōb′ to undress: to uncover.
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Usage

In literature:

She had not started to disrobe, and after a few moments' hesitation she went down the stairs and opened the door.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
They disrobed her with grace and adroitness, placed her in bed and seated themselves by her couch to watch over her.
"Old French Fairy Tales" by Comtesse de Ségur
She immediately took the book from her, and with her own hands commenced the business of disrobing and rerobing her.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
Martin finished his disrobing and rolled into his bunk, beneath the other.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
Bland came into the light, partially disrobed, his revolver in his hand.
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
Can he endure that the female form should stand thus in a poem, disrobed, unveiled, bathed in erotic splendor?
"Walt Whitman Yesterday and Today" by Henry Eduard Legler
Tossing the note aside Dirrul turned on the water in the shower room and thoughtfully disrobed.
"The Instant of Now" by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
He glanced at his work, and seemed to disrobe the shepherdess with his eyes.
"Sónnica" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Eugene could see partially, from where he was sitting, that she was disrobing.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
Now then with your permission I will disrobe.
"An Artist in Crime" by Rodrigues Ottolengui
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In poetry:

V. Too delicate to seek a bliss
Disrob'd of Fancy's magic veil,
Where others but BEGIN to love,
Love's faintest throb, I ceas'd to feel.
"Vive le Platonique!" by Sydney Owenson
The soul that enters there disrobed should go
A-tremble with desire and longing pure
Over the wounding spine and thorn below,
So should it dream, be stirred, and sing secure.
"Portico" by Ruben Dario

In news:

John Hammack has been modeling nude for 15 years, ever since a guy at the gym spied him naked in the locker room and suggested he start disrobing professionally.
News Local News PASTOR DISROBES IN BACCALAUREATE .
Historically, VH1 dating shows requires more pixilation than an animated movie since the contestants have a habit of disrobing at the first sign of the booze.
Police say 51-year-old Robert Liguori, of Mastic Beach, recorded video of female models disrobing in the dressing room in Southampton in July.
The frequently disrobed star tells THR about his increasing reluctance to go shirtless and his character's romantic prospects.
Pop star Madonna tried to rock the vote recently by promising to disrobe if President Barack Obama wins re-election.
In this week's Flyer on the Wall, Amber Spence's decapitated, disrobed sirens attempt to lure you to DJ Caterwaul's final Thursday night Low Life party at Blackbird Buvette.
Porn Stars Disrobe for Drawing Class.
) she was miffed that she failed to secure a nomination for "Love and Other Drugs," despite her disrobing.
Brownstone Where Marilyn Monroe Once Disrobed Sells for $5.9 M. Monroe once undressed in the second-story window.
When the other cadets got back into the room, they noticed the victim was partially disrobed.
Seven protesters disrobed in the office of House Speaker.
A 57-year-old southwest Michigan man whose girlfriend found a secretly recorded video of a teenager disrobing has been found guilty of child sexual abusive activity.
Brownstone Where Marilyn Monroe Once Disrobed Sells for $5.9 M. Monroe once undressed in the second-story window.
Family chanted, disrobed at Pa.
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