[naj-af] /ˈnædʒ æf/
a city in central Iraq: holy city of the Shiʿites; shrine contains tomb of Ali (a.d. c600–661), founder of the Shiʿite sect.
a holy city in central Iraq, near the River Euphrates; burial place of the Caliph Ali and a centre of the Shiite faith. Pop: 639 000 (2005 est)
[nah-kah-saw-ne] /ˈnɑ kɑˈsɔ nɛ/ noun 1. Yasuhiro [yah-soo-hee-raw] /ˈyɑ sʊˈhi rɔ/ (Show IPA), born 1918, Japanese political leader: prime minister 1982–87.
[ney-kid] /ˈneɪ kɪd/ adjective 1. being without clothing or covering; nude: naked children swimming in the lake. 2. without adequate clothing: a naked little beggar. 3. bare of any covering, overlying matter, vegetation, foliage, or the like: naked fields. 4. bare, stripped, or destitute (usually followed by of): The trees were suddenly naked of leaves. […]
noun 1. a novel (1948) by Norman Mailer.
- Naked as a jaybird
adjective phrase Entirely unclothed; bare-ass (1930s+) Bare, unclothed, as in I came straight out of the shower, naked as a jaybird. This simile replaced the 19th-century naked as a robin and is equally unclear, since neither bird is normally stripped of its feathers. Further, the bird it refers to is more often called simply “jay” […]