But, as Billboard put it, their golden age “faded with the rise of rawer hip-hop sub-genres like crunk and snap.”
No new settlement in the American West has a rawer or more recent appearance.
But he had forgotten in his vanity that which in his rawer shrewdness he should have remembered.
He looked bigger and rawer than ever in white flannel, and he didn't seem in the least worried about his bet.
He was propped in a heavy chair with cushions about him, and he, too, had grown thinner and rawer of joint.
It was even colder than the night before, and the raw east wind was rawer, and with it all there was a drizzling rain.
For a second a few of the rawer hands in the regiment wavered; it might have been serious.
Old English hreaw "uncooked, raw," from Proto-Germanic *khrawaz (cf. Old Norse hrar, Danish raa, Old Saxon hra, Middle Dutch rau, Dutch rauw, Old High German hrawer, German roh), from PIE root *kreue- (1) "raw flesh" (cf. Sanskrit kravih "raw flesh," krura- "bloody, raw, hard;" Greek kreas "flesh;" Latin crudus "not cooked," cruor "thick blood;" Old Irish cru, Lithuanian kraujas, Old Church Slavonic kruvi "blood;" Old English hrot "thick fluid, serum").
Meaning "tender, sore" is from late 14c.; of persons, "inexperienced" from 1560s; of weather, "damp and chilly" first recorded 1540s. Related: Rawly; rawness. Raw material is from 1796, with sense of "in a rudimental condition, unfinished." Phrase in the raw "naked" (1921) is from the raw "exposed flesh," attested from 1823. Raw deal "harsh treatment" attested by 1893.
adj. raw·er, raw·est
Having subcutaneous tissue exposed.