feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food
"a world full of hungry people"
athirst(p), hungry(p), thirsty(p)(adj)
(usually followed by `for') extremely desirous
"athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"
affected by hunger; desirous of food; having a physical need for food.
eager, having an avid desire ('appetite') for something.
Origin: hungrig, from hungor 'hunger' (from the same).
feeling hunger; having a keen appetite; feeling uneasiness or distress from want of food; hence, having an eager desire
showing hunger or a craving desire; voracious
not rich or fertile; poor; barren; starved; as, a hungry soil
Origin: [AS. hungrid. See Hunger.]
"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.
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.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'hungry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2834
Rank popularity for the word 'hungry' in Adjectives Frequency: #630
The numerical value of hungry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of hungry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Always Hungry and Stay Hungry.
If a man is in love, he is hungry, even if he is not hungry.
People have every right to be angry, but they're also hungry -- they're hungry for solutions. What are we going to do?
Just one bit of advice: when a child cries because he's hungry, I'll say to the mothers -- if your child is hungry, feel free to feed him here.
Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look He thinks too much such men are dangerous.
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Translations for hungry
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- جائع, جوعانArabic
- afamatCatalan, Valencian
- gierig, hungrigGerman
- ihkav, näljaneEstonian
- affamé, avoir faimFrench
- ocrach, ocrasIrish
- grangouHaitian Creole
- soltinn, hungraður, svangurIcelandic
- お腹が空いている, 飢えた, 空腹Japanese
- დამშეული, მშიერიGeorgian
- 굶주린, 배고픈Korean
- ēsuriēns, iēiūnusLatin
- hongeregLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- išbadėjęs, alkana, išbadėjusi, alkanasLithuanian
- jħoss ġuħ, bil-ġuħMaltese
- lustend, begerig, hongerig, hongerend, snakkendDutch
- svoltenNorwegian Nynorsk
- spragniony, głodnyPolish
- faminto, com, fome, com fomePortuguese
- голодный, алчущий, жаждущийRussian
- gladan, гладанSerbo-Croatian
- i uriturAlbanian
- หิว, ท้องเลว, กระหายThai
- aveur fwinWalloon
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