adjective. ['ˈfæmɪʃt'] extremely hungry.
1. Adjective If a panda is really famished, he can even eat upwards of 84 pounds of bamboo in just 24 hours, indicates the San Diego Zoo. 2. Verb, past participle A dining room like this is the place where you shake out the sand, famished from a day in the sun, ready to eat. 3. Noun, plural If you take in 200 calories of mostly carbs before a 20-mile long run, then feel famished and exhausted toward the end, try eating more next time, Holland says.