- a tender point, or foible; “to touch a man upon the RAW,” is to irritate one by alluding to, or joking him on, anything on which he is peculiarly susceptible or “thin-skinned.” Originally stable slang. “Liver and bacon, kidneys, ten pounds one! He thinks me RAW. I think I’m rather DONE.” _Phantom Barber._
- uninitiated; a novice.—_Old._ Frequently JOHNNY RAW.
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