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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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. International Data Corporation:

    It's a big problem for a lot of commercial customers and some universities who run high performance computer environments in Europe because the advanced computers are becoming so big and so energy hungry.

  2. Gary Means:

    People hate parking citations, but they like to be able to give food to the hungry.

  3. Andrej Kramaric:

    England was one of the favorites for me because they have a young and hungry team with no big international movie stars, england play a different style than they did previously, they seem to be very attack-minded and it's attractive football.

  4. Lauren Levine:

    Pushing kids to eat when they aren't hungry sets up a bad precedent.

  5. Photographer Guillaume Binet:

    It is a disorganized mess, and there is no way to escape, people are going hungry, people are dying. They really need help.

Images & Illustrations of hungry

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