adjective. ['ˈfæmɪʃt'] extremely hungry.
Example sentences of the word famished
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.