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
Recycling metal for cars and appliances generally uses less carbon than producing new raw materials.Trying to shop sustainably? Here’s what you need to consider.|Sarah Kaplan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The lonely nights, the sneaking, the glow of the fridge, the raw ugliness and the pure exhaustion.What ‘The Crown’ got right in portraying Princess Diana’s bulimia: It let her voice be heard|Amanda Long|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
There is so much raw emotion surrounding everything we’re going through — be it the political environment, the pandemic environment, the employment environment.
Horrific, yes, but it is hard to look away from this raw, disturbing tale.Best science fiction, fantasy and horror books of 2020|Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Lavie Tidhar|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Some began to work when they were just 13 or 14, packing the candy you find by the supermarket register, cutting the slabs of raw meat that end up in your freezer and baking, in industrial ovens, the pastries you eat with your coffee.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
But Slutever, with its rawness, honesty, and self-deprecating humor, was something different.Is This Dildo-Licking, Dominatrix-Loving Vogue Blogger the New Face of Feminism?|Lizzie Crocker|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now I think that many are beginning to experience the rawness of the trauma, emptiness, and loss.
There was a rawness and impolitic honesty to his shows, many of which could make your heart weep.Louis Vuitton, Chanel, McQueen Cap Paris Spring 2013 Fashion Week Shows|Robin Givhan|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For the first time, she really tasted the rawness, the exhaustion, and the exhilaration of the family business.
There was light enough, with the lengthening days, to see plainly the rawness of the world.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
He adverted to these causes—they were, the rawness of the troops, and the superiority of the Indians as marksmen.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
The greyness and rawness of their environment are not touched upon.Australian Writers|Desmond Byrne
An uncommon chill, a rawness of atmosphere foretold the change.North of Fifty-Three|Bertrand W. Sinclair
You may speak of its rawness and intemperateness—but it is not yet old and wise enough to be acquiescent.Thoughts Out of Season (Part II)|Friedrich Nietzsche
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
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Idioms and Phrases with raw
In addition to the idiom beginning with raw
- raw deal
- in the altogether (raw)