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Definition of “ravenous” - Learner’s Dictionary

ravenous

adjective     /ˈrævənəs/
very hungryHungry and thirsty
ravenously adverb
Translations of “ravenous”
in Arabic نَهِم…
in Korean 배가 무척 고픈…
in Malaysian lapar…
in French vorace…
in Turkish çok acıkmış, kurt gibi aç…
in Italian affamato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其饑餓的…
in Russian голодный как волк…
in Polish wygłodniały…
in Vietnamese đói…
in Spanish voraz, famélico…
in Portuguese esfomeado, faminto…
in Thai ซึ่งตะกละมาก…
in German heißhungrig…
in Catalan afamat…
in Japanese 飢えた, 腹ぺこの…
in Indonesian rakus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其饥饿的…
(Definition of ravenous from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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