Meaning of “hungry” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈhʌŋɡri/

A1 wanting or needing food:

I'm hungry. What's for supper?
If you get hungry, there's some food in the fridge.

More examples

go hungry

to not have enough food to eat:

In an ideal world, nobody should go hungry.
be hungry for sth

to have a strong wish for something:

The journalists were hungry for more details of the accident.
hungrily adverb

(Definition of “hungry” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)