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. Brad Pitt:

    I thought it would be better if they were younger guys that were just starting their lives, guys coming out of the academy, guys who were hungry. I thought I was too old for it.

  2. Attorney General Karl A. Racine:

    The Trump administration rule would have forced hundreds of thousands of people who could not find work, including 13,000 District residents, to go hungry. The Trump administration rule could have been catastrophic in the midst of our current public health emergency.

  3. Hurricane MichaelBut Frazier:

    The people who came, that was the biggest blessing to us, i didn't see nobody in panic mode. Nobody was in tears about being hungry.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    People have every right to be angry but they’re also hungry, they’re hungry for solutions, i will work harder than anyone to actually make the changes that make your lives better.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    It is very difficult to tickle a hungry person.

Images & Illustrations of hungry

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