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Adjective: famished  fa-misht
  1. Extremely hungry
    "they were tired and famished for food and sleep";
    - ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient
Verb: famish  fa-mish
  1. Be hungry; go without food
    - starve, hunger
     
  2. Deprive of food
    - starve
     
  3. Die of food deprivation
    "Many famished in the countryside during the drought";
    - starve

See also: hungry

Type of: buy the farm [N. Amer, informal], cash in [informal], cash in one's chips [informal], choke, conk [informal], cop it [Brit, informal], croak [informal], decease [archaic], deprive, die, drop dead, exit, expire, flatline [informal], give-up the ghost [informal], go, hurt, kick the bucket [informal], pass, pass away, perish, pop off [informal], pop one's clogs [informal], snuff it [informal], suffer

Encyclopedia: Famish