The definition of ravenous is extremely hungry or famished.(adjective)
When you are so hungry you can eat an entire pizza, this is an example of a situation where you would be described as ravenous.
See ravenous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME ravynous < OFr ravinos < ravine: see raven
See ravenous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French ravineux
Origin: , from raviner, to take by force
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *rapīnāre
Origin: , from Latin rapīna, plunder; see rapine.
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