raw deal

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of raw deal

: an instance of unfair treatment

Examples of raw deal in a Sentence

  1. these mice are really getting a raw deal: after we're through using them for our science experiment, they get fed to our snake

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First Known Use of raw deal

1911


RAW DEAL Defined for English Language Learners

raw deal

noun

Definition of raw deal for English Language Learners

  • : an unfair way of treating someone



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