English dictionary definition of:



  • not widely distributed
  • not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
  • (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside
  • recurring only at long intervals
  • marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
  • having low density


rarefied rarified uncommon

Spellzone course content

View spelling list are words and learn about the word rare in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 12. Spelling choices for /air/ sound: air, are, ear.

Scrabble score for rare

Scrabble score = 4

generated at 18:31:38 on 18-01-20

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