adjective, hun·gri·er, hun·gri·est.
Words nearby hungry
SYNONYMS FOR hungry
OTHER WORDS FROM hungryhun·gri·ly, adverbhun·gri·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hungryHungary hungry (see synonym study at the current entry)
Examples from the Web for hungrily
I hungrily devoured this wild conspiratorial narrative, eager to be a young Jedi in the rebellion against the evolutionary Empire.
The most photographed, hungrily consumed woman in a society says as much about us as about her.
So thought Walter as he sped down the gravel path to greet the clamoring pack of animals that hungrily awaited his coming.Walter and the Wireless|Sara Ware Bassett
Hungrily, defiantly, she pressed the girl to her; the stars in the lucid heavens of her eyes were soft and gentle and caressing.The Metal Monster|A. Merritt
He found them all gathered about Danny, hungrily watching him eat a green apple.The Circus Comes to Town|Lebbeus Mitchell
Eagerly and hungrily the castaway of the night devoured the morsel—it was small at best.Rick and Ruddy|Howard R. Garis
And why were dead years hungrily telling her Lies of the dead, who told them again to her?The Three Taverns|Edwin Arlington Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for hungrily
adjective -grier or -griest
- greedy; grasping
- stingy; mean