What does hungry mean?

Definitions for hungry
ˈhʌŋ grihun·g·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hungryadjective

    feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food

    "a world full of hungry people"

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

    (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

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

Wiktionary

  1. hungryadjective

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

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

  2. hungryadjective

    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

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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. Patrick Roddy:

    The first thing I would tell you to do is I want to tear down a bunch of buildings over here and expand out the turnout lots, i'd like to redo a bunch of these facilities. But on a day-to-day operational funding, horses are not going hungry, horses are not going without medical care, horses are not going without the required supplements. Our prioritization of funding goes to the health and welfare of the horses, and we're constantly watching that.

  2. Hussein Abdu:

    The meaning of being full is not what it was before the war ... If I see some scraps of food are left, I get up so that the children will not be hungry. I can bear the hunger, but they can't.

  3. Prophet Muhammad:

    He is not a true believer who eats his fill while his nighbor is hungry

  4. Marilyn Hinson:

    He was hungry. I’ve been hungry. A lot of people can’t say that, but I can, and I can’t stand for anyone to be hungry, it was like a little miracle ringing in my ear.

  5. Alexandre Baradez:

    At $72 a barrel, we're well below the pain threshold for many companies in the sector, as well as many exporting countries such as Iran, Libya or Russia, however, it's a pretty good news for the energy-hungry sectors such as airlines.

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