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English definition of “starving”

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.Hungry and thirstyDeath and dying B2 informal very hungry: Isn't lunch ready yet? I'm starving.Hungry and thirsty

starving adjective (COLD)

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