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English definition of “starving”

starving

adjective
 
 
/ˈstɑːvɪŋ/
DYING B2 dying because there is not enough food: starving peopleDiets and dietingHungry and thirsty
HUNGRY informal B2 very hungry: I'm absolutely starving.Diets and dietingHungry and thirsty
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