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"famished" in British English

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famishedadjective

uk   us   /ˈfæm.ɪʃt/ informal
extremelyhungry: Have some ​dinner with us - you must be famished!
(Definition of famished from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
Translations of “famished”
in Korean 굶주린…
in Arabic جائع جِدّا…
in Malaysian sangat lapar…
in French affamé…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常飢餓的…
in Italian affamato, famelico…
in Spanish famélico, hambriento…
in Vietnamese rất đói…
in Portuguese morto de fome, com fome de leão…
in Thai หิวมาก…
in German ausgehungert…
in Catalan mort de gana…
in Japanese 飢えた, すごくお腹が減っている…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常饥饿的…
in Indonesian kelaparan…
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