(facetious) idolatry or excessive admiration of William Shakespeare
“worship of Shakespeare (the ‘Bard of Avon’),” 1901, from bard + -latry.
a dry red wine from the Veneto region of northern Italy. noun (pl) -nos a light dry red wine produced around Verona in NE Italy noun a light fruity red wine from Verona, northern Italy Word Origin from Bardolino, Italy Usage Note cooking
without covering or clothing; naked; nude: bare legs. without the usual furnishings, contents, etc.: bare walls. open to view; unconcealed; undisguised: his bare dislike of neckties. unadorned; bald; plain: the bare facts. (of cloth) napless or threadbare. scarcely or just sufficient; mere: the bare necessities of life. Obsolete. with the head uncovered; bareheaded. to open […]
wearing no clothes; naked.
with the back of a horse, burro, etc., bare; without a saddle: to ride bareback; a bareback rider. Contemporary Examples The group also posted to Craigslist: with the headline, “Do you like to bareback?” Breaking: Grindr-ing Leads to Gonorrhea Brandy Zadrozny June 11, 2014 Historical Examples It was composed of the Zenith brokers, dressed as […]