Definition of a raw deal
- We're getting a raw deal with the new tax laws.
: not cooked
: being in or nearly in the natural state : not processed or purified
: not diluted or blended
: a raw place or state
: part, portion
: a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree
: the act or right of distributing cards to players
: to give as one's portion : apportion
: to distribute (playing cards) to players
: administer, deliver
: an act of dealing (see 2deal 3) : transaction
: a board of fir or pine
: pine or fir wood
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