adjective, raw·er, raw·est.
SYNONYMS FOR raw
ANTONYMS FOR raw
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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.
Origin of raw
synonym study for raw
OTHER WORDS FROM raw
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.
They were about the rawest lot of recruits the sergeant had ever tackled.Anecdotes of the Great War|Carleton Britton Case
The officer in charge of them turned to one of the rawest of his men.Funny Stories Told By The Soldiers|Carleton B. Case
He had touched the old south in its rawest point and he was too new a citizen.Sons and Fathers|Harry Stillwell Edwards
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
It was badly stage-managed; for even the rawest investigators must be struck by the absence of the usual feminine ululation.The Valley of Fear|Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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
Word Origin for raw
Medical definitions for raw
Idioms and Phrases with raw
In addition to the idiom beginning with raw
- raw deal
- in the altogether (raw)