adjective, raw·er, raw·est.
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Idioms for raw
- in the natural, uncultivated, or unrefined state: nature in the raw.
- Informal. in the nude; naked: sunbathing in the raw.
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Example sentences from the Web for raw
But, as Billboard put it, their golden age “faded with the rise of rawer hip-hop sub-genres like crunk and snap.”
But he had forgotten in his vanity that which in his rawer shrewdness he should have remembered.The Younger Set|Robert W. Chambers
It was even colder than the night before, and the raw east wind was rawer, and with it all there was a drizzling rain.The Voyage of the Rattletrap|Hayden Carruth
He was propped in a heavy chair with cushions about him, and he, too, had grown thinner and rawer of joint.Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
British Dictionary definitions for raw
- informal without clothes; naked
- in a natural or unmodified statelife in the raw
Derived forms of rawrawish, adjectiverawly, adverbrawness, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with raw
In addition to the idiom beginning with raw
- raw deal
- in the altogether (raw)