Ravenous definitions

răv'ə-nəs
Extremely hungry or characterized by extreme hunger; voracious.

Missed lunch and was ravenous by dinnertime.

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Predatory or ferocious in predation.

Ravenous lions.

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Greedily or wildly hungry; voracious or famished.
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Very eager for gratification.

Ravenous for praise.

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Eager for gratification or extremely desirous.
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Very rapacious.
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The definition of ravenous is extremely hungry or famished.

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.

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Very hungry.
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Origin of ravenous

Middle English from Old French ravineux from raviner to take by force from Vulgar Latin rapīnāre from Latin rapīna plunder rapine