Definition of rawr
1. rare [ a ] not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
Examples: "a rare word" "rare books"
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
For_that_matter , Stan_Musial is rare , possessing the disposition that enabled him to put_out the same for seven managers , reserving his opinions , but not his effort .
(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Another source of NBC pride was its rare film_clip of Bix_Beiderbecke , but this view of the great trumpeter flew_by so fast that a prolonged wink would have blotted_out the entire glimpse .
(Mr. America, 4:6...)
Rarer still is a Mr._America or Mr._Universe of true Herculean build .
(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
When these groups were first formed many prominent and accomplished decorators could not have had the advantage of school training since interior_design courses were rare and undeveloped during their youth .
(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
Whenever artists , indeed , turned_to actual representations or molded three-dimensional_figures , which were rare down to 800 B.C. , they tended to reflect reality ( see Plate 6a , 9b ) ; a schematic , abstract treatment of men and animals , by intent , rose only in the late eighth century .Synonyms rare Related Terms uncommon
2. rare [ a ] recurring only at long intervals
Examples: "a rare appearance" "total eclipses are rare events"
(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
THE MUSIC OF BINI_SALFININISTAS , CAPITAL_LP 63711 - R , one of the rare recordings of this titanic , yet unsung , composer .Synonyms rare Related Terms infrequent
3. rare [ a ] not widely distributed
Examples: "rare herbs" "rare patches of gree in the desert"
(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)
They 've got a big vulture from Tanganika at the zoo here , with a wife for him , too , very rare birds , both of them , the only Vulturidae of their species outside Africa .Synonyms rare Related Terms scarce
4. rare [ a ] marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
Examples: "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell "a rare skill" "an uncommon sense of humor" "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
5. rare [ a ] having low density
Examples: "rare gasses" "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
6. rare [ a ] (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside
Examples: "rare roast beef"
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