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English definition of “hungry”

hungry

adjective (NEEDING FOOD)   /ˈhʌŋ·ɡri/
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).
(Definition of hungry adjective (NEEDING FOOD) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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