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starving

adjective uk   /ˈstɑː.vɪŋ/  us   /ˈstɑːr-/

starving adjective (NO FOOD)

B2 dying because of not having enough food: The cats were neglected and starving.B2 informal very hungry: Isn't lunch ready yet? I'm starving.

starving adjective (COLD)

[after verb] Scottish English or Northern English extremely cold: Could you put the heating on? I'm starving!
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