adjective, hun·gri·er, hun·gri·est.
SYNONYMS FOR hungry
Related formshun·gri·ly, adverbhun·gri·ness, noun
Can be confusedHungary hungry (see synonym study at the current entry)
Examples from the Web for hungry
The city protests that a beach is not a suitable place to feed the hungry.
Springsteen originally wrote his first big hit, “Hungry Heart,” for the Ramones.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He's dazzling, fielding questions, spinning out anecdotes and limericks, sounding 35 and hungry for publicity.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And to do that, you have to forget that you have been hungry, too.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart|Pete Dexter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The aid—mainly food and medical equipment—is meant for Syrians displaced from their hometowns, and for hungry civilians.
If you do get hungry for a second meal, eat at the most convenient time; but do not eat until you have a really earned hunger.The Science of Being Well|Wallace Delois Wattles
On a 1200 calorie schedule arranged as I have it you will not be hungry, I assure you.Diet and Health|Lulu Hunt Peters
And on this her wedding-day she loved them all with a hungry pain, somehow, as never before.
It was very hot, and she was beginning to feel just a wee bit faint and hungry and irritable.The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
In our village, we were as happy as a buffalo on the plains; but now we are more like the hungry and howling wolf in the prairie.History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians|George Mogridge
British Dictionary definitions for hungry
adjective -grier or -griest
- greedy; grasping
- stingy; mean