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1. hungry

adjective. ['ˈhʌŋgri'] feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food.

Synonyms

  • esurient
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • supperless
  • famished
  • sharp-set
  • empty
  • peckish

Antonyms

  • emptiness
  • arrive
  • meaningful
  • undrained

Etymology

  • hungrig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Hungry

  • agri
  • alegre
  • kingrey
  • loghry
  • magri
  • negri
  • pedigree
  • shangri

How do you pronounce hungry?

Pronounce hungry as ˈhəŋgri.

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Sentences with hungry


1. Adjective
Bags should be stored in a metal or other hard-sided container to discourage hungry rodents.

Quotes about hungry


1. We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
- Salvador Dali

2. It is not up to me whether I win or lose. Ultimately, this might not be my day. And it is that philosophy towards sports, something that I really truly live by. I am emotional. I want to win. I am hungry. I am a competitor. I have that fire. But deep down, I truly enjoy the art of competing so much more than the result.
- Apolo Ohno

3. The human soul is hungry for beauty; we seek it everywhere - in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves. No one would desire not to be beautiful. When we experience the beautiful, there is a sense of homecoming.
- John O'Donohue

2. hungry

adjective. ['ˈhʌŋgri'] (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous.

Synonyms

  • wishful
  • athirst
  • desirous

Antonyms

  • abstemious
  • nourished
  • fill
  • full

Etymology

  • hungrig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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