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"ravenous" in British English

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ravenousadjective

uk   /ˈræv.ən.əs/  us   /ˈræv.ən.əs/
extremelyhungry: 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 ​buffettable. I'm ravenously hungry.
(Definition of ravenous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ravenousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈræv·ə·nəs/
extremelyhungry: 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 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…
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