Meaning of HUNGRY in English

[hun.gry] adj ; -est [ME, fr. OE hungrig; akin to OE hungor] (bef. 12c) 1 a: feeling hunger b: characterized by or characteristic of hunger or appetite

2. a: eager, avid "~ for affection" b: strongly motivated (as by ambition) "a ~ young athlete"

3: not rich or fertile: barren -- adv -- hun.gri.ness n

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