Definition of Raw


  • informal terms for nakedness
    "in the raw"
    "in the altogether"
    "in his birthday suit"
    - birthday suit


  • (used informally) completely unclothed
    - bare assed - bare ass - in the altogether - in the buff - in the raw - naked as a jaybird - stark naked
  • lacking training or experience
    "the new men were eager to fight"
    "raw recruits"
  • used of wood and furniture
    "raw wood"
    - unsanded
  • unpleasantly cold and damp
    "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
  • hurting
    "the tender spot on his jaw"
  • untempered and unrefined
    "raw talent"
    "raw beauty"
  • not processed or subjected to analysis
    "raw data"
    "the raw cost of production"
    "only the crude vital statistics"
  • brutally unfair or harsh
    "received raw treatment from his friends"
    "a raw deal"
  • devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment
    bare and pure
    "naked ambition"
    "raw fury"
    "you may kill someone someday with your raw power"
  • not processed or refined
    "raw sewage"
  • not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
  • having the surface exposed and painful
    "a raw wound"
  • (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    "natural yogurt"
    "natural produce"
    "raw wool"
    "raw sugar"
    "bales of rude cotton"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble raw

4 unscramble word found using the letters raw.

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