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 While nightcrawlers, chicken livers and cut bait are popular for catching catfish, uncooked shrimp are at the top the list. D'arcy Egan, cleveland, 7 July 2022 Texture-wise, hearts of palm noodles are naturally firm and fibrous—a bit crunchy when uncooked, and al dente when boiled. Audrey Bruno, SELF, 11 June 2022 My favorite way is to fill the cooking grate with uncooked sausages such as bratwurst or Italian sausage — not the bulk breakfast variety. San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 May 2022 The boisterous scene centered on uncooked spaghetti, marshmallows and tape. Darcel Rockett, Chicago Tribune, 27 May 2022 In the surgeon’s gloved hands, it could be mistaken for an uncooked chicken breast. Brenda Goodman, CNN, 13 May 2022 In another prank that went viral throughout 2020, TikTok users bit down on uncooked pasta as an unsuspecting subject massaged their neck and back, producing a jarring cracking sound to spook the subject. NBC News, 5 Feb. 2022 This sauce includes uncooked egg yolks, which does carry a small amount of risk. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Apr. 2022 This is especially important with an uncooked sauce. New York Times, 15 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

29 Jul 2022

Cite this Entry

“Uncooked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncooked. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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