1. [syn: half-baked, underdone]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Rare \Rare\, a. [Compar. Rarer (r[^a]r"[~e]r); superl.
Rarest.] [Cf. AS. hr[=e]r, or E. rare early. [root]18.]
Nearly raw; partially cooked; not thoroughly cooked;
underdone; as, rare beef or mutton.
New-laid eggs, which Baucis' busy care
Turned by a gentle fire, and roasted rare. --Dryden.
Note: This word is in common use in the United States, but in
England its synonym underdone is preferred.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: insufficiently cooked [syn: half-baked, underdone]