without covering or clothing; naked; nude:
without the usual furnishings, contents, etc.:
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 to view; reveal or divulge:
to bare one’s arms; to bare damaging new facts.
Stocks come flyin down, like litenin, and the barish porshun of the compenney, was makin a immense pile of munney.
The Bad Boy At Home Walter T. Gray
It stands at the end of a long spit of land—a long, barish peninsula that has no houses and looks as if it might be golf-links.
Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
Some patches of ancient coppice at the base of the barish hills behind, give it even a smiling aspect.
Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 451 Various
unclothed; exposed: used esp of a part of the body
without the natural, conventional, or usual covering or clothing: a bare tree
lacking appropriate furnishings, etc: a bare room
unembellished; simple: the bare facts
(prenomial) just sufficient; mere: he earned the bare minimum
with one’s bare hands, without a weapon or tool
(transitive) to make bare; uncover; reveal
(archaic) a past tense of bear1
Old English bær “naked, uncovered, unclothed,” from Proto-Germanic *bazaz (cf. German bar, Old Norse berr, Dutch baar), from PIE *bhosos (cf. Armenian bok “naked;” Old Church Slavonic bosu, Lithuanian basas “barefoot”). Meaning “sheer, absolute” (c.1200) is from the notion of “complete in itself.”
Old English barian, from bare (adj.). Related: Bared; baring.
a person who is specially trained in the making and serving of coffee drinks, as in a coffee bar. Contemporary Examples Has your friend, colleague, acquaintance, or barista “invited you to connect”? Why Investors—but Not Consumers—Love LinkedIn Alex Klein August 26, 2012 A Starbucks barista was fired after a song he wrote ranting about the […]
baritone. abbreviation baritone baritone
a common mineral, barium sulfate, BaSO 4 , occurring in white, yellow, or colorless tabular crystals: the principal ore of barium. Historical Examples Germany is the world’s principal producer of barite and has large reserves of high grade. The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith Thus calc spar is a common name for calcite, […]
a male voice or voice part intermediate between tenor and bass. a singer with such a voice. a large, valved brass instrument shaped like a trumpet or coiled in oval form, used especially in military bands. of or relating to a baritone; having the compass of a baritone. Contemporary Examples Upstairs in the galleries, Jim […]