adjective, hun·gri·er, hun·gri·est.
SYNONYMS FOR hungry
OTHER WORDS FROM hungryhun·gri·ly, adverb hun·gri·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hungryHungary hungry (see synonym study at the current entry)
Words nearby hungry
Example sentences from the Web for hungry
The city protests that a beach is not a suitable place to feed the hungry.
Springsteen originally wrote his first big hit, “Hungry Heart,” for the Ramones.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings |Melissa Leon |December 15, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
He's dazzling, fielding questions, spinning out anecdotes and limericks, sounding 35 and hungry for publicity.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days |David Freeman |December 13, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
And to do that, you have to forget that you have been hungry, too.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart |Pete Dexter |December 7, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
The aid—mainly food and medical equipment—is meant for Syrians displaced from their hometowns, and for hungry civilians.
If you do get hungry for a second meal, eat at the most convenient time; but do not eat until you have a really earned hunger.The Science of Being Well |Wallace Delois Wattles
On a 1200 calorie schedule arranged as I have it you will not be hungry, I assure you.Diet and Health |Lulu Hunt Peters
And on this her wedding-day she loved them all with a hungry pain, somehow, as never before.
It was very hot, and she was beginning to feel just a wee bit faint and hungry and irritable.The Sick-a-Bed Lady |Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
In our village, we were as happy as a buffalo on the plains; but now we are more like the hungry and howling wolf in the prairie.History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians |George Mogridge
British Dictionary definitions for hungry
adjective -grier or -griest
- greedy; grasping
- stingy; mean