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 Its ubiquitous social media ads regularly feature unretouched images and models of all sizes, ethnicities and gender identities. Lauren Wethington, Detroit Free Press, 4 May 2022 Instead of oversexualized images showing perfect bodies photographed by male photographers, these marketers offer unretouched images created by female teams depicting women of all ethnicities, ages and body types. Rory Satran, WSJ, 10 Feb. 2022 The model, 56, posed topless for Jordache's Spring 2022 campaign, telling People magazine on Wednesday that the unretouched photos, shot by artist Cass Bird, show that women of any age can embrace their sexuality. Charles Trepany, USA TODAY, 9 Feb. 2022 Instead, Ferreira spent the next several years modeling for brands like H&M and Aerie and gained an even larger online following after an unretouched ad campaign for the latter went viral. Allure, 17 Nov. 2021 Wilde hopes the unretouched images from the campaign will help break down taboos surrounding women's bodies. Leah Groth, Health.com, 15 Oct. 2021 This is an unretouched campaign partly for that reason. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, 12 Oct. 2021 Kourtney Kardashian's fans have been praising her for her latest thong bikini pic after noticing the photo seemed to be unretouched. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, 8 July 2021 Recently unearthed, allegedly unretouched photos appear to show a type of jeans designed for the male body that flatters the body of his female significant other. Caitlin Kunkel, The New Yorker, 15 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unretouched

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Unretouched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unretouched. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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