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hungry

adjective
 
 
/ˈhʌŋɡri/
A1 wanting or needing food: I'm hungry. What's for supper? If you get hungry, there's some food in the fridge.Hungry and thirsty
go hungry to not have enough food to eat: In an ideal world, nobody should go hungry.Hungry and thirsty
be hungry for sth to have a strong wish for something: The journalists were hungry for more details of the accident.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
hungrily adverb
Translations of “hungry”
in Korean 배고픈…
in Arabic جائع…
in Portuguese faminto…
in Catalan afamat…
in Japanese 飢えた, 飢餓状態の…
in Italian affamato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 需要食物的, 饑餓的…
in Russian голодный…
in Turkish aç, acıkmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 需要食物的, 饥饿的…
in Polish głodny…
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