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Adjective: hungry (hungrier,hungriest)  húng-gree
  1. Feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food
    "a world full of hungry people"
     
  2. (usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous
    "hungry for recognition";
    - athirst [archaic], thirsty

Derived forms: hungriest, hungrier

See also: desirous, empty, empty-bellied, esurient, famished, peckish [Brit], ravenous, sharp-set, starved, supperless, wishful

Antonym: thirsty

Encyclopedia: Hungry, Hungry Ghost