What does hungry mean?

Definitions for hungryˈhʌŋ gri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hungry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hungry(adj)

    feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food

    "a world full of hungry people"

  2. athirst(p), hungry(p), thirsty(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

    "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"

Wiktionary

  1. hungry(Adjective)

    affected by hunger; desirous of food; having a physical need for food.

  2. hungry(Adjective)

    eager, having an avid desire ('appetite') for something.

  3. Origin: hungrig, from hungor 'hunger' (from the same).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hungry

    feeling hunger; having a keen appetite; feeling uneasiness or distress from want of food; hence, having an eager desire

  2. Hungry

    showing hunger or a craving desire; voracious

  3. Hungry

    not rich or fertile; poor; barren; starved; as, a hungry soil

  4. Origin: [AS. hungrid. See Hunger.]

Freebase

  1. Hungry

    "Hungry" is a single released by the American glam metal/hard rock band Winger, from their album Winger. Released as a single in 1989, the song charted at No. 85 in the US. The B-side was "Poison Angel", taken from the same album. In the beginning of the music video, before the car crashes, the song "Headed for a Heartbreak" can be heard playing on the radio.

Editors Contribution

  1. hungry

    The feeling an animal or person feels intuitively they need to eat as their body requires food.

    Only sometimes during the day do we feel hungry.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hungry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2834

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hungry' in Adjectives Frequency: #630

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hungry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hungry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of hungry

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