un·​re·​touched | \ ˌən-(ˌ)rē-ˈtəcht How to pronounce unretouched (audio) \

Definition of unretouched

: not having undergone editing or retouching : not retouched unretouched photos

Examples of unretouched in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Dawson's Creek star was recently praised for posting unretouched photos which showed her stretch marks. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Posed for a Rare Mother-Daughter Selfie on Instagram," 28 Dec. 2019 In August, Demi Lovato wowed fans with a unretouched photo of herself in a bikini, rocking every curve and dimple. Christina Oehler, Health.com, "Katie Holmes Posted an Unedited Photo of Her Stretch Marks on Instagram, and Fans Are Loving It," 27 Nov. 2019 The Internet really took notice of her, though, when Aerie tapped the model for an unretouched bikini campaign. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Barbie Ferreira Is Ready for More ‘Hot and Secure’ Fat Girls on TV," 4 Aug. 2019 The tennis master's unretouched cover photos for Harper's Bazaar are about more than fashion. Trisha Ahmed And Delaney Strunk, CNN, "Settle in with these weekend reads," 12 July 2019 Williams appears in an unretouched image on the cover of the August issue of Harper's Bazaar in a gold Ralph Lauren dress and gold Christian Louboutin heels. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, "Serena Williams opens up about 2018 U.S. Open loss and her apology to Naomi Osaka," 9 July 2019 The 30-year-old frequently appears in unretouched photoshoots and advocates for size diversity in fashion, both on and off the runway. Melissa Minton, Allure, "Here's Why Some Ashley Graham Fans Are Upset About Her Campaign for Rag & Bone," 2 May 2018 For some celebrities, the fact that your shoot was about unretouched images would be more frightening than facing a pack of wolves. Camilla Akrans; Fashion Editor: Patrick Mackie, Harper's BAZAAR, "Zoë Kravitz Poses Unretouched and Opens Up About Defying Stereotypes," 13 Sep. 2018 All of the fashion stories from our October 2018 issue include women photographed by women, and have been published completely unretouched. Adrienne Gaffney, Photographed By: Beth Evans, Harper's BAZAAR, "Inside the Fashionable Parisian Home of Evelyne Chétrite," 9 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of unretouched

1856, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jan 2020

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“Unretouched.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unretouched. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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