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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Claudia Gruss:

    When you’re hungry, your brain sends a signal to your intestines that can stimulate the same activity.

  2. Stephen Sideroff:

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

  3. Author Unknown:

    If people did not prefer reaping to sowing, there would not be a hungry person in the land.

  4. The Kansas City-born dancer:

    At the same time it made me so hungry to push through to carry the next generation. It is not me up here, it is for everyone who came before me, that got me to this position and all the little girls who can see themselves through me. It is giving them a brighter future.

  5. Deon Joseph:

    Nobody ever goes hungry on Skid Row.

Images & Illustrations of hungry

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