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hangry

[ hang-gree ]
/ ˈhæŋ gri /
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adjective han·gri·er, han·gri·est.Slang.

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

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Origin of hangry

First recorded in 1915–20; h(ungry) + angry
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British Dictionary definitions for hangry

hangry
/ (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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