Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
raw

raw

 
 
pronunciation:
raw
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Explorer
part of speech: adjective
inflections: rawer, rawest
definition 1: being in an uncooked or unprocessed state.
synonyms:
crude, uncooked, unfinished
antonyms:
cooked, processed
similar words:
fresh, natural, unadulterated, unprocessed, unrefined
definition 2: painfully exposed; inflamed; sore.
raw skina raw throat
synonyms:
inflamed, sore
similar words:
abraded, chafed, exposed, galled, irritated, reddened, skinned
definition 3: lacking refinement; crude.
synonyms:
coarse, crude, uncultured, unrefined
antonyms:
refined
similar words:
boorish, churlish, clumsy, crass, indecorous, indelicate, rough, rude, rugged, rustic, uncouth, unpolished, unsophisticated, vulgar
definition 4: unexperienced; untrained.
raw troops
synonyms:
green, inexperienced, unschooled, unseasoned, untrained
antonyms:
experienced
similar words:
callow, immature, inexpert, naive, undisciplined, unfledged, uninitiated, unpracticed, unskilled, untaught, untested, untried
definition 5: extremely harsh; unfair.
a raw deal
synonyms:
unfair, unjust
similar words:
bad, biased, harsh, prejudiced, rotten
definition 6: of the weather, damp and chilly.
synonyms:
bitter, chilly, icy
similar words:
bleak, brisk, chill, cold, crisp, damp, freezing, harsh, inclement, nasty, nippy, wet
definition 7: harshly frank.
a raw portrayal of the president
synonyms:
blunt, brutal
antonyms:
idealized
similar words:
bluff, candid, crude, forthright, frank, outspoken, plain, plain-spoken, unembellished, uninhibited, unreserved
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: rawly (adv.), rawness (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  food