Synonyms for Raw:


all (adjective)
cold (adjective)
biting, cold, windy.
exposed, tender, referring to skin (adjective)
cut, unclothed, uncovered, wounded.
green (adjective)
harsh, unpleasant, referring to weather (adjective)
biting, bleak, chilly, cold, windy.
inelegant (adjective)
awkward, barbarous, gawky, uncivil, boorish, brutish, clumsy, coarse, crude, earthy, graceless, gross, inelegant, rude, tactless, tasteless, tawdry, undignified, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar.
inexperienced (adjective)
inexperienced, unpracticed, unseasoned, unskilled, untrained, untried, unversed.
low (adjective)
not cooked, prepared (adjective)
basic, coarse, crude, fibrous, green, hard, immature, native, rough, rude, uncooked, underdone, unprepared, unrefined, unstained.
rough (adjective)
severe (adjective)
abrupt, acerbic, acrimonious, acute, ascetic, astringent, austere, authoritarian, basic, bleak, blunt, brisk, brusque, caustic, censorious, chilly, cool, correct, crisp, critical, curt, cutting, demanding, disciplined, dour, draconian, dry, exacting, frosty, fundamental, grim, gruff, harsh, hidebound, icy, imperial, inflexible, intense, intolerant, keen, lean, meticulous, obdurate, obstinate, oppressive, piquant, precise, prudish, puritanical, relentless, rigid, rigorous, severe, sharp, short, spare, spartan, stark, stern, stiff-necked, strict, stringent, tart, unbending, uncompromising, strait-laced.
uncooked (adjective)
untrained (adjective)
vulgar (adjective)
animal, barbaric, barnyard, base, boorish, brazen, broad, brutish, cheap, chintzy, clumsy, coarse, coarse-grained, cockney, colloquial, common, crass, crude, degraded, depraved, earthy, garish, gaudy, glaring, graceless, gross, homespun, idiomatic, ignoble, ignominious, ill-bred, indelicate, inelegant, low, obscene, offensive, outlandish, philistine, profane, rank, repulsive, revolting, rough, rude, salty, scandalous, shameless, sleazy, sordid, tactless, tasteless, tawdry, unbecoming, undignified, unpolished, unrefined, unseemly, vulgar, in bad taste.
vulgar, nasty (adjective)
crass, gross, inelegant, low, obscene, rank.


baked, data, datum, detail, fact, fibrous, hard, information, news, rare, report, uncooked, underdone, unprepared, word, findings, A to Z. abusive, blue, covered, cut, foul-mouthed, irritated, ripe, uncovered, vitriolic, wounded, X-rated. achy, agonising, agonizing, angry, bad, chapped, chronic, crippling, ingestion. acutely, affective, blind, burning, casual, clean, deep, deep-seated, depth, native. good, illiterate, naive, uneducated, unqualified, unskilled, untrained, be unused to (doing) something. ability, core, elemental, essential, green, inexperienced, inexpert, inherent, intrinsic, rudimentary, uninitiate, uninitiated, unpracticed, unseasoned, untried, unversed. brushed, cellular, colorfast, creased, diaphanous, distressed, filmy, Breathable. buttery, calorific, chewy, chilled, cream, crispy, caramelized. fierce, humid, muggy, sultry, threatening, unseasonable. nude (noun)
unfinished (noun)
manufactured, refined, uncut, unfinished, unstained.
untrained (noun)
immature, inexperienced.


purified (verb)

Other synonyms:

humid, inherent, intrinsic, muggy, sultry, uninitiate, unseasonable, unseasoned, windy. threatening, uninitiated, unpracticed, unversed. essential, inexpert, untried. core, fierce. hard. native. inexperienced
green, inexperienced.
Other relevant words:
abusive, achy, agonizing, angry, bad, biting, blue, burning, chilled, cold, cut, fibrous, fierce, foul-mouthed, green, hard, humid, immature, inexperienced, inexpert, inherent, irritated, naive, native, rare, refined, rudimentary, sultry, threatening, unclothed, uncooked, uncovered, uncut, underdone, unfinished, uninitiate, uninitiated, unpracticed, unprepared, unqualified, unseasonable, unseasoned, unskilled, unstained, untrained, untried, unversed, windy, wounded.

Usage examples for raw

  1. Yes sir; but it's a little raw to- day. – Harlequin and Columbine by Booth Tarkington
  2. Raw flesh has but one inconvenience. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  3. But this running off steers is getting too raw – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman