Definition of 'hungry'
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The app connects people who have surplus food with their hungry neighbours. The Sun (2017)No one goes hungry in our house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This means females go hungry and lose their calves in spring or give birth to lighter young. The Sun (2016)She would eat only when hungry and stop as soon as she was full. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People can wake at night if they go to bed hungry so it could disrupt sleep. The Sun (2017)But that is not enough, people are hungry to use more senses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I guarantee you won't go hungry. The Sun (2016)Don’t worry about getting hungry when you’re in Grand Marais. Smithsonian Mag (2017)More than 14 million people are going hungry, half of them starving. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How could it be considered before the need to feed a hungry population? Times, Sunday Times (2009)We should know what it feels like to be poor and hungry. Seminary Boy (2006)He would have spent most of his life hungry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We think he will come down when he gets really hungry. The Sun (2009)Women who had no one to bring them food went hungry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are certainly hungry for one another. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)There are more overweight people than hungry ones. The Sun (2010)He is nowadays also hungrier and more resolute than he used to be. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And he would see about a billion people going hungry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Let all who are hungry come and eat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Factory farming is necessary to feed a hungry world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The poor and the hungry need to be the focus of our economic and social responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Looking out at the training ground makes the players hungry to get out there. The Sun (2016)There is also the humble consolation of putting food in a hungry belly. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The manager has assembled a squad now packed with a lot of young and hungry people. The Sun (2008)That certainly makes us hungry to get a taste of that success. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But we were hungry because no one had the freedom to go out and buy food. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It means that all food goes on the list of what is permissible to eat when hungry. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)So where are the poor and the hungry? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Mum would be the first to admit that she was happy to cut corners to feed hungry mouths. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They gave her sugar bursts that just left her feeling more hungry and in need of her next hit. The Sun (2008)Your mum will inevitably also feel hungry in the first four to five days if she embarks on one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The price of heating and food means many elderly live a cold, lonely and hungry life. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'hungry'
British English: hungry /ˈhʌŋɡrɪ/ ADJECTIVE
When you are hungry, you want food.
My friend was hungry, so we drove to a shopping mall to get some food.
- American English: hungry
- Arabic: جَوْعَانٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: faminto
- Chinese: 饥饿的
- Croatian: gladan
- Czech: hladový
- Danish: sulten
- Dutch: hongerig
- European Spanish: hambriento
- Finnish: nälkäinen
- French: affamé
- German: hungrig
- Greek: πεινασμένος
- Italian: affamato
- Japanese: 腹の減った
- Korean: 배고픈
- Norwegian: sulten
- Polish: głodny
- European Portuguese: faminto
- Romanian: înfometat
- Russian: голодный
- Spanish: hambriento
- Swedish: hungrig
- Thai: หิว
- Turkish: aç karın
- Ukrainian: голодний
- Vietnamese: đói
Definition of hungry from the Collins English Dictionary
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