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hungry

hun·gry

hungry

 
pronunciation:
huhng gri
part of speech: adjective
inflections: hungrier, hungriest
definition 1: feeling a need or desire for food.
antonyms:
full, sated, surfeited
definition 2: showing or being caused by hunger.
a baby's hungry crying
definition 3: having a strong desire or craving.
hungry for new experiences
similar words:
avid, greedy, voracious
definition 4: having or characterized by a shortage of food.
a hungry land
definition 5: lacking in nutrients; not fertile; barren.
hungry soil
derivations: hungrily (adv.), hungriness (n.)