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birthday suit

What one is said to be "wearing" while completely naked. Alludes to the fact that one is born without clothing. I have a recurring nightmare where I'm walking through school in my birthday suit. As kids, we had no problem going swimming together in our birthday suits.
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birthday suit

Nakedness, as in The doorbell rang, and here I was in my birthday suit. In 18th-century Britain this term originally referred to the clothes one wore on the king's birthday. Later it was jocularly transferred to bare skin, alluding to the condition of a newborn baby.
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birthday suit

Wearing no clothes. People said to be in their birthday suit are as naked as the day they were born.
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