ravenous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “ravenous” in the English Dictionary

"ravenous" in British English

See all translations

ravenousadjective

uk   /ˈræv.ən.əs/  us   /ˈræv.ən.əs/
extremely hungry: I'm ravenous - where's supper? Growing boys have ravenous appetites.
ravenously
adverb uk   /ˈræv.ən.əs.li/  us   /ˈræv.ən.əs.li/
He looked ravenously at the buffet table. I'm ravenously hungry.
(Definition of ravenous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ravenous" in American English

See all translations

ravenousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈræv·ə·nəs/
extremely hungry: We were ravenous after hiking all day.
(Definition of ravenous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ravenous”
in Korean 배가 무척 고픈…
in Arabic نَهِم…
in Malaysian lapar…
in French vorace…
in Russian голодный как волк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其饑餓的…
in Italian affamato…
in Turkish çok acıkmış, kurt gibi aç…
in Polish wygłodniały…
in Spanish muy hambriento, voraz, famélico…
in Vietnamese đói…
in Portuguese esfomeado, faminto…
in Thai ซึ่งตะกละมาก…
in German heißhungrig…
in Catalan afamat…
in Japanese 飢えた, 腹ぺこの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其饥饿的…
in Indonesian rakus…
What is the pronunciation of ravenous?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“ravenous” in British English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More