English adjective: raw
|1.||raw (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes|
Bales of rude cotton.
|2.||raw having the surface exposed and painful|
|Samples||A raw wound.|
|3.||raw not treated with heat to prepare it for eating|
|Similar||half-baked, rare, uncooked, underdone, untoasted|
|4.||raw not processed or refined|
|5.||raw devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure|
You may kill someone someday with your raw power.
|6.||raw brutally unfair or harsh|
|Samples||Received raw treatment from his friends.|
A raw deal.
|7.||raw not processed or subjected to analysis|
The raw cost of production.
Only the crude vital statistics.
|8.||raw untempered and unrefined|
|Samples||The tender spot on his jaw.|
|Synonyms||sensitive, sore, tender|
|10.||raw unpleasantly cold and damp|
|Samples||Bleak winds of the North Atlantic.|
|11.||raw used of wood and furniture|
|12.||raw lacking training or experience|
|Samples||The new men were eager to fight.|
|13.||raw (used informally) completely unclothed|
|Synonyms||bare-ass, bare-assed, in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, naked as a jaybird, peeled, stark naked|
English noun: raw
|1.||raw (state) informal terms for nakedness|
|Samples||In the raw.|
In the altogether.
In his birthday suit.
|Synonyms||altogether, birthday suit|
|Broader (hypernym)||nakedness, nudeness, nudity|