[ hang-gree ]
/ ˈhæŋ gri /
adjective han·gri·er, han·gri·est. Slang.
feeling irritable or irrationally angry as a result of being hungry.
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- hangman's fracture,
- hangman's knot,
- hangtown fry,
Origin of hangry
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Examples from the Web for hangry
The buzzing of the B's was so interminable, 'Anbury was so hangry, that it seemed there really must be some fire under the smoke.
/ (ˈhæŋgrɪ) /
adjective -grier or -griest
jocular irritable as a result of feeling hungry
Word Origin for hangry
blend of hungry and angry
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