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adjective hungry pronunciation in British English /ˈhʌŋɡri/
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adjectivehungry
comparativehungrier
superlativehungriest

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  1. 1
    feeling that you want to eat
    We were cold, tired, and hungry.
    She was beginning to feel hungry again.
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    1. a.
      without the food you need to stay strong and healthy
      Hungry children search for food in the streets.
      go hungry: If crops are destroyed, thousands may go hungry.
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  2. 2
    wanting something, or wanting to do something very much
    a hungry young actor
    hungry for: People are hungry for news.

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