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
It is the rawest example yet of our 2013, Twitter-loving, insta-pundit, mountain-out-of-a-molehill media culture.
But the oldest Christian amongst them needed the exhortation as much as the rawest recruit in the ranks.
For instance, not even the rawest tenderfoot would expect “One-eyed Pete” to turn out to be a parson.The Late Tenant|Louis Tracy
The officer in charge of them turned to one of the rawest of his men.Funny Stories Told By The Soldiers|Carleton B. Case
They were about the rawest lot of recruits the sergeant had ever tackled.Anecdotes of the Great War|Carleton Britton Case
The ranks are filled by conscription in Spain, and when the men first arrive at Havana they are the rawest recruits imaginable.Due South or Cuba Past and Present|Maturin M. Ballou
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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In addition to the idiom beginning with raw
- raw deal
- in the altogether (raw)