HyperDic: ravenous

English > 2 senses of the word ravenous:
ADJECTIVEallravenous, famished, sharp-set, starved, esurientextremely hungry
allravenous, edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, voracious, wolfishdevouring or craving food in great quantities
ravenous > pronunciation
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English > ravenous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExtremely hungry.
Example "a ravenous boy"
Synonymsfamished, sharp-set, starved, esurient
BroaderhungryFeeling hunger
Catalanafamat, famèlic, famolenc
Nounsravenousnessexcessive desire to eat
Adverbsravenouslyin the manner of someone who is very hungry
English > ravenous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdevouring or craving food in great quantities.
Example "ravenous as wolves"
Synonymsedacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, voracious, wolfish
BroadergluttonousGiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
Spanishsanguinario, voraz
Catalanafamat, voraç
Nounsravenousnessexcessive desire to eat

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