Definitions for hungry
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hungry.
feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food
"a world full of hungry people"
athirst(p), hungry(p), thirsty(p)adjective
(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.
Etymology: hungrig, from hungor 'hunger' (from the same).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from hunger.
That face of his the hungry cannibals
Would not have touch’d, would not have stain’d with blood. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. iii.
They that talk thus may say that a man is always hungry, but that he does not always feel it; whereas hunger consists in that very sensation. John Locke.
Cassius has a lean and hungry look. William Shakespeare, Jul. Cæsar.
The more fat water will bear soap best; for the hungry water doth kill its unctuous nature. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
In rushy grounds springs are found at the first and second spit, and sometimes lower in a hungry gravel. John Mortimer.
To this great day of retribution our Saviour refers us, for reaping the fruits that we here sow in the most hungry and barren soil. George Smalridge, Sermons.
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
Etymology: [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.
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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
What we found is once sports went dark, viewers who are just hungry for competition came to us and they weren't our regular food viewers, seeing the battles play out on Food Network scratched an itch there.
They're tired, cold, hungry, but otherwise healthy and happy to be on their way out.
I come from a slum in Manila originally, so it's true, it's not the same kind of poverty, but if you're hungry, you're hungry. That's a benchmark you can not deny.
Investors in small miners are hungry to allocate cash even in companies like Rox that have a long way to go, teena is not a mine yet and will require huge amounts of capital and development work without any guarantees.
People were so hungry, it does feel like people are re-upping their commitment to the Lord. It’s been powerful every night…we would stop [in worship] and they would lead.
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- جائع, جوعانArabic
- afamatCatalan, Valencian
- gierig, hungrigGerman
- ihkav, näljaneEstonian
- affamé, avoir faimFrench
- ocrach, ocrasIrish
- भूखा, भूखे पेटHindi
- grangouHaitian Creole
- soltinn, hungraður, svangurIcelandic
- お腹が空いている, 飢えた, 空腹Japanese
- დამშეული, მშიერიGeorgian
- 굶주린, 배고픈Korean
- ēsuriēns, iēiūnus, esuriitLatin
- 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
- đói, đói bụngVietnamese
- aveur fwinWalloon
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