rare [-er] adj
L. rār-us, thin.
- Uncommon; unusual; exceptional; extraordinary; special; singular; unique; out of the ordinary; seldom encountered; not frequently found or experienced.
- Infrequent; irregular; intermittent; scattered.
- [Fig.] ethereal; invisible; incorporeal; phantom; spirit-like; heavenly; celestial; glorified; immortal; imperceptible to physical senses.
rare [-r] adv
see rare, adj.
- Infrequently; seldom; not often; sparingly; frugally; thriftily; scantily, meagerly; sparsely.