Definition of unvarnished in English:


Line breaks: un|var¦nished
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈvɑːnɪʃt


  • 1Not covered with varnish: unvarnished woodwork
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    • Awareness of the smooth page clouds the difference between varnished and unvarnished oil paint, between opaque and transparent watercolour.
    • Yellow and orange sponge-painted walls are accentuated by unpainted, unvarnished wooden tables.
    • Instead, he's worked with traditional materials and contrasting textures - unvarnished wood, raw silk - to create a style that is clearly modern, but remains richly Alpine in spirit.
    bare, plain, unpainted, unlacquered, unpolished, unfinished, untreated, raw, natural, matt; stripped

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