[ US /ˈhəŋɡɹi/ ]
[ UK /hˈʌŋɡɹi/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous
    thirsty for information
    athirst for knowledge
    hungry for recognition
  2. feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food
    a world full of hungry people
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How To Use hungry In A Sentence

  • Combine the corn with steamed green vegetables like asparagus and offer baked potatoes to ensure the children don't go hungry.
  • I long for the Monday nights before he came along when the second I got hungry I could stand by the kitchen TV watching "The Bachelorette," while whumping down a salade nicoise. Susan Orlins: Dating After Divorce: What if I Meet a Guy I Like?
  • Few and far between were the desperate, overeager chat-up lines of some relationship-hungry singles.
  • But I need my fish grilled and oozing with BBQ sauceJhungry valval!! cooltwinz Diary Entry
  • Judging by the way they tucked into their dinner, they must have been very hungry.
  • But I think it came at a moment when Americans were particularly hungry for someone they could perceive as honest, upstanding, and a hero.
  • Many South Africans are apparently wary of what they see as ignoble intentions by profit-hungry American drug companies.
  • I found them to be almost universally composed of ninnies and power-hungry dorks.
  • I'm hungry - let's have lunch.
  • When I got back from Florida last night and I was cranky and tired and hungry for something sweet, I defrosted the shortbread dough that I froze a few weeks back.
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