Hungry means wanting or needing to eat food.adjective
An example of being hungry is to want to eat a meal, such as hungry for a burger.
The definition of hungry is craving something.adjective
An example of hungry is to long for affection or love, such as hungry for love.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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adjective hun·gri·er, hun·gri·est
- Experiencing a desire or need for food.
- Extremely desirous; avid: hungry for recognition.
- Characterized by or expressing hunger or craving: hungry eyes.
- Lacking richness or fertility: hungry soil.
Origin: Middle English hungri, from Old English hungrig, from hungor, hunger.
- hunˈgri·ly adverb
- hunˈgri·ness noun