"raw" Definition

  1. 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._
  2. uninitiated; a novice.—_Old._ Frequently JOHNNY RAW.

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Position in the dictionary: 2814 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: re-raw, reach me downs, reader, ready, ready-reckoners, real jam, recent incision, red herring, red lane, red liner
Previous words in the dictionary: rattling, rattletrap, rattler, rattlecap, rattening, rather!, rat, raree-show, rapscallion, rapping

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