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Definition of 'half-starved'

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She'd met him in Soho in the fifties when he was a young linguist, half-starved and selling poetry pamphlets outside cafes. Dexter Petley WHITE LIES (2003)They were lean men with dark skins who, half-starved and overworked, looked older than their true years. Tony Juniper SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2003)He was handsome too, if you liked the tall, lean, half-starved look. Pacter, Trudi YELLOW BIRD (2003)

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Used Rarely. half-starved is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Definition of half-starved from the Collins English Dictionary
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