Definitions for raw

Definitions for (noun) raw

Main entry: altogether, birthday suit, raw

Definition: informal terms for nakedness

Usage: in the raw; in the altogether; in his birthday suit

Definitions for (adj) raw

Main entry: crude, raw

Definition: not processed or subjected to analysis

Usage: raw data; the raw cost of production; only the crude vital statistics

Main entry: bare-ass, bare-assed, in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, raw, naked as a jaybird, peeled, stark naked

Definition: (used informally) completely unclothed

Main entry: raw

Definition: not treated with heat to prepare it for eating

Main entry: raw, new

Definition: lacking training or experience

Usage: the new men were eager to fight; raw recruits

Main entry: raw

Definition: brutally unfair or harsh

Usage: received raw treatment from his friends; a raw deal

Main entry: raw, unsanded

Definition: used of wood and furniture

Usage: raw wood

Main entry: raw, bleak, cutting

Definition: unpleasantly cold and damp

Usage: bleak winds of the North Atlantic

Main entry: raw

Definition: having the surface exposed and painful

Usage: a raw wound

Main entry: raw, naked

Definition: devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure

Usage: naked ambition; raw fury; you may kill someone someday with your raw power

Main entry: sensitive, sore, tender, raw

Definition: hurting

Usage: the tender spot on his jaw

Main entry: raw

Definition: untempered and unrefined

Usage: raw talent; raw beauty

Main entry: rude, raw, natural

Definition: (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes

Usage: natural yogurt; natural produce; raw wool; raw sugar; bales of rude cotton

Main entry: raw

Definition: not processed or refined

Usage: raw sewage

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