naturist naturist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who practices nudity for reasons of health or religion

Usage(s):

  1. Everyone else at Le Cap d'Agde's naturist resort thinks nothing of wearing nothing.
  2. Nearly 50% said they were bothered by total nudity on beaches or naturist camps, and 37% said they were disturbed by publicly exposed breasts or buttocks.
  3. In 1959 naturist author Donald Johnson wrote a pop sociology called The Nudists.

News

  1. Skinny dippers bare it all for record

    Thousands of people across North America put on their birthday suits and jumped in the pool, all with hopes of a world record.  The American Association for Nude Recreation and the Naturist Society sponsored an attempt at the Guinness world record for most people skinny dipping in one day.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: KESQ Palm Springs

  2. Things to Do in Columbia SC: Saturday, July 13

    Exhibitions, farmers markets, volunteer opportunities and more. Co-sponsored by the American Association for Nude Recreation and The Naturist Society. In conformance with official rules, all participants to be counted must be completely nude during the skinny-dip.
    on July 13, 2013     Source: Free Times

Quotes

  1. "We've had a positive response from Kerry County Council, who said they don't have anything against the idea and are reviewing the situation," he says. "Our survey has pointed to the fact that if there were naturist facilities in Ireland,...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Pat Gallagher Source: Irish Times

  2. "We need the bodybuilder but we also need the paraplegic, the naturist but also the Shakespearean actor, perhaps a politician and a car mechanic, a granny from Pinner and perhaps a member of the royal family," Gormley added. "It's very...
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Antony Gormley Source: Canada East

  3. Naturists had expressed concern they could be prosecuted for walking around naked, but Ms Harman said the legislation was being changed to ensure "genuine naturist activity" did not lead to prosecution.
    on Nov 3, 2003 By: Harriet Harman Source: BBC News

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