Definition of Rare


  • (of meat) cooked a short time
    still red inside
    "rare roast beef"
  • marked by an uncommon quality
    especially superlative or extreme of its kind
    "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell
    "a rare skill"
    "an uncommon sense of humor"
    "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
  • having low density
    "rare gasses"
    "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
  • not widely distributed
    "rare herbs"
    "rare patches of green in the desert"
  • recurring only at long intervals
    "a rare appearance"
    "total eclipses are rare events"
  • not widely known
    especially valued for its uncommonness
    "a rare word"
    "rare books"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble rare

11 unscramble word found using the letters rare.

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