What is another word for in the altogether?

62 synonyms found


[ ɪnðɪ ˌɔːltəɡˈɛðə], [ ɪnðɪ ˌɔːltəɡˈɛðə], [ ɪ_n_ð_ɪ_ ˌɔː_l_t_ə_ɡ_ˈɛ_ð_ə]

"In the altogether" is a phrase referring to being naked. While the phrase may have humorous connotations, there are many synonyms that can be used instead. "Birthday suit" refers to the outfit one was born with, while "au naturel" and "in the nude" both convey a sense of naturalness. "Stark naked" and "buck naked" suggest a lack of clothing, while "in the buff" may conjure images of a nude model. "Unclothed" and "bare" are more formal alternatives, while "necked" is a less common but equally understood synonym. Ultimately, the word choice will depend on context and personal preference, but there are always options to avoid using the potentially embarrassing phrase "in the altogether".

How to use "In the altogether" in context?

After being scorned by her first love, Mary contemplates suicide. She is comforted by a kindly priest, who tells her that she is in the altogether. Mary begins to see the beauty in life again, and decides to return to her old life.

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