Meaning of “ravenous” in the English Dictionary

"ravenous" in British English

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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

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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)