adjective han·gri·er, han·gri·est. Slang.

feeling irritable or irrationally angry as a result of being hungry.

Origin of hangry

1995–2000; blend of hungry and angry
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British Dictionary definitions for hangry


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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