Origin of voracious
Examples from the Web for voracious
The sexual appetites of the popes were often just as voracious.
So, if his father was like that, and Cumming shares his voracious sexual appetite, how does he behave differently?
Because the federal government has become so ubiquitous and voracious, there seems to be no negotiating with its size and scope.
I was grateful I could supplement my voracious reading with other media, as it kept me feeling current.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The voracious fans tore it to pieces and “shock rock” was born.
For several days his voracious plowshare had been turning over the prairie in long ribbons of swath like the pages of a book.The Wrong Woman|Charles D. Stewart
Shortly before our arrival, in the month of March, four persons had perished by these voracious animals.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
They are the most voracious people of prey that have ever existed, and they have written the game-books of all countries.
We were in fine spirits, and in the enjoyment of a voracious appetite.
Youth and hard travelling created a voracious appetite, and our eighteen grosch were soon expended.The Life and Adventures of Baron Trenck|Baron Trenck
Word Origin for voracious
1630s, formed as an adjectival form of voracity. Related: Voraciously.