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Adjective: esurient  i's(y)û-ree-unt
  1. Extremely hungry
    "fell into the esurient embrace of a predatory enemy";
    - famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved
  2. (often followed by 'for') ardently or excessively desirous
    "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity";
    - avid, devouring, greedy
  3. Devouring or craving food in great quantities
    "esurient vultures";
    - edacious, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish

See also: desirous, gluttonous, hungry, wishful

Encyclopedia: Esurient