Adjective "unretouched" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


That has not been retouched; especially (of a photograph, etc.) not improved or modified by retouching.


    1. to improve with new touches, highlights, or the like; touch up or rework, as a painting or makeup.

    2. Photography. to alter (a negative or positive) after development by adding or removing lines, lightening areas, etc., with a pencil, brush, or knife.

    3. to dye, tint, or bleach (a new growth of hair) to match or blend with the color of an earlier and previously dyed growth. noun

    4. an added touch to a picture, painting, paint job, etc., by way of improvement or

    More examples(as adjective)

    "photographs can be unretouched."


    (retouch)Mid 19th century. From un- + retouched.