Meaning of “famished” in the English Dictionary

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"famished" in British English

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famishedadjective

uk /ˈfæm.ɪʃt/ us /ˈfæm.ɪʃt/ informal

extremely hungry:

Have some dinner with us - you must be famished!

(Definition of “famished” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"famished" in American English

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famishedadjective

us /ˈfæm·ɪʃt/ infml

very hungry:

I’m famished! When do we eat?

(Definition of “famished” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)