HyperDic: hungry

English > 2 senses of the word hungry:
ADJECTIVEallhungryfeeling hunger
allhungry, athirst, thirsty(usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous
hungry > pronunciation
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > hungry: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFeeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food.
Example"a world full of hungry people"
Narrowerempty, empty-belliedNeeding nourishment
famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurientExtremely hungry
peckishSomewhat hungry
supperlessWithout supper
OppositethirstyFeeling a need or desire to drink
Nounshunger, hungrinessa physiological need for food
Adverbshungrilyin the manner of someone who is very hungry
English > hungry: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous.
Example "hungry for recognition"
Synonymsathirst, thirsty
Broaderdesirous, wishfulHaving or expressing desire for something
Nounshungerstrong desire for something (not food or drink)
hungrinessprolonged unfulfilled desire or need

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