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hungry

adjective  us   /ˈhʌŋ·ɡri/

hungry adjective (NEEDING FOOD)

feeling the need to eat because there has been a period of time when you have not eaten: The children are always hungry when they get home from school. They were poor and often went to bed hungry (= did not get enough to eat at night).

hungry adjective (EAGER)

having a strong desire; eager: Kim is so hungry for success that she’ll do anything to achieve it.
Translations of “hungry”
in Korean 배고픈…
in Arabic جائع…
in Portuguese faminto…
in Catalan afamat…
in Japanese 飢えた, 飢餓状態の…
in Italian affamato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 需要食物的, 饑餓的…
in Russian голодный…
in Turkish aç, acıkmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 需要食物的, 饥饿的…
in Polish głodny…
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