uncooked

adjective
un·​cooked | \ ˌən-ˈku̇kt How to pronounce uncooked (audio) \

Definition of uncooked

: not cooked : raw uncooked shrimp

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Examples of uncooked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Put a tablespoon or so of filling on each pancake's uncooked side, then fold into a half moon and press the edges to seal. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A Ramadan treat, pancakes wrapped around sweets, gets a head start at local grocery," 26 Apr. 2021 Simply soak a cup of uncooked rice in two cups of water and give it a swirl until the solution is milky. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, "Surprise! Leftover Rice Water Is the Magical Multi-Purpose Cleaner We've Been Disregarding for Years," 12 Apr. 2021 If your mother-in-law handled uncooked chicken or shellfish and then plunged her unwashed hands directly into a bowl of mashed potatoes, for instance, this could cross-contaminate foods and spread food-borne illness. Washington Post, "Ask Amy: Germ risks also contaminate relationships," 17 Mar. 2021 If your mother-in-law handled uncooked chicken or shellfish and then plunged her unwashed hands directly into a bowl of mashed potatoes, for instance, this could cross-contaminate foods and spread food-borne illness. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, "Germ risks also contaminate relationships," 17 Mar. 2021 Drop the uncooked pasta into a large saucepan and fill with enough cold water to cover the noodles by 1 inch. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower," 3 Feb. 2021 Ham prices leapt by more than 5 percent from January, uncooked roasts of beef jumped by 2 percent, and even the humble hot dog saw a 1.7 percent increase. NBC News, "Wall Street breathes sigh of relief as consumer prices rose only modestly," 10 Mar. 2021 This is a necessary step, as putting hot filling into uncooked pie dough is a recipe for disaster. Meredith Deeds Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "All your favorite Irish ingredients in one tasty pot pie," 10 Mar. 2021 Even a cold, uncooked soup like gazpacho can mean trouble. John Mariani, Forbes, "Even When Covid Goes Away, You Still Need To Take These Health Precautions When You Eat Out," 1 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of uncooked

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncooked was circa 1775

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6 May 2021

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“Uncooked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncooked. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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uncooked

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of uncooked

: not cooked

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