Hungry for recognition.
An example of hungry is to long for affection or love, such as hungry for love.
An example of being hungry is to want to eat a meal, such as hungry for a burger.
My kids go to bed hungry every night because I haven't got any money.
- Wanting or needing food.
- Craving; eager.hungry for praise.
Other Word Forms
Origin of hungry
- Middle English hungri from Old English hungrig from hungor hunger
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition