What does hungry mean?

Definitions for hungry
ˈhʌŋ grihun·gry

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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.

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

  2. hungry(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [AS. hungrid. See Hunger.]

  2. Hungry

    showing hunger or a craving desire; voracious

    Etymology: [AS. hungrid. See Hunger.]

  3. Hungry

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

    Etymology: [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.

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

How to pronounce hungry?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say hungry in sign language?

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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

Examples of hungry in a Sentence

  1. Book of Proverbs:

    If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat.

  2. Angela Lemond:

    You have more signals to eat higher fat and higher sugar foods if you’re [very] hungry.

  3. Stephen Sideroff:

    If you're hungry, you eat, you find food to resolve and address that imbalance.

  4. Dana Gunders:

    Too many people around the world are going hungry for us to be throwing away as much as we do, world resources — from water to land and energy — are too scarce to squander them on growing and transporting food that will never be eaten. To meet this ambitious new goal, we need everyone who grows, serves and eats food to do their part to ensure a steady global food supply into the future.

  5. Nate Mook:

    At the end of the day, José jumps in. We all jump in, when someone is hungry, they aren't hungry next week, or next month. They are hungry now.

Images & Illustrations of hungry

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