David. born 1945, British historian and broadcaster, noted for his books and television series on the Tudor period
noun 1. a push button on a telephone or other electronic device that is marked with an asterisk, often in the lower left-hand area.
adjective, starker, starkest. 1. sheer, utter, downright, or complete: stark madness. 2. harsh, grim, or desolate, as a view, place, etc.: a stark landscape. 3. extremely simple or severe: a stark interior. 4. bluntly or sternly plain; not softened or glamorized: the stark reality of the schedule’s deadline. 5. stiff or rigid in substance, muscles, […]
adjective 1. absolutely naked. adjective 1. completely naked Informal word (postpositive) starkers (ˈstɑːkəz)
- Stark raving mad
Totally crazy, as in The constant uncertainty over his job is making him stark raving mad. This term, meaning “completely wildly insane,” is used both hyperbolically and literally. Versions of this expression appear to have sprung from the minds of great literary figures. Stark mad was first recorded by poet John Skelton in 1489; stark […]