Pronunciation of Raw
/ɹˈɔː/, /ɹˈɔː/, /ɹ_ˈɔː/
Antonyms for raw:
Synonyms for raw:
inherent, inclement, impure, humid, unseasonable, unseasonably, uninitiate, bloody, inbuilt, sultry, muggy, irreducible, stripped-down, fundamentally, windy, early, sunless, intrinsic, unripe, unbleached, unseasoned.
exposed, tender, referring to skin (adjective)
green, wet behind the ears.
harsh, unpleasant, referring to weather (adjective)
in the beginning (adjective)
in the buff, in the altogether, in the raw.
not cooked, prepared (adjective)
dour, correct, demanding, imperial, astringent, sharp, gruff, hidebound, caustic, obstinate, ascetic, acrimonious, grim, short, uncompromising, critical, intolerant, icy, austere, inflexible, stringent, fundamental, exacting, brusque, harsh, stiff-necked, crisp, piquant, lean, prudish, relentless, intense, bleak, abrupt, spare, disciplined, stern, frosty, stark, keen, rigid, precise, tart, acerbic, oppressive, strict, authoritarian, draconian, curt, obdurate, acute, chilly, severe, brisk, unbending, cool, cutting, spartan, puritanical, rigorous, strait-laced, basic, dry, meticulous, censorious, blunt.
sleazy, outlandish, barbaric, broad, brazen, unrefined, rude, gaudy, scandalous, sordid, shameless, crass, gross, animal, brutish, earthy, repulsive, ignominious, tawdry, clumsy, offensive, common, low, colloquial, boorish, base, depraved, philistine, profane, graceless, unseemly, cheap, glaring, crude, vulgar, chintzy, indelicate, ill-bred, coarse, salty, rank, tactless, unbecoming, ignoble, degraded, cockney, revolting, obscene, rough, idiomatic, garish, barnyard, coarse-grained, unpolished, in bad taste, undignified, inelegant, tasteless, homespun.
vulgar, nasty (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
Usage examples for raw:
- But the Rose King did not hear it; he sat in the raw, cold weather, and sighed: Past! - "Pictures of Sweden", Hans Christian Andersen.
- Nevertheless, ten days later he was ready to leave port, with 29 units, 14 of them raw vessels from Ferrol, and 11 of them Spanish. - "A History of Sea Power", William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott.