hun‧gry S3 comparative hungrier, superlative hungriest
wanting to eat something [↪ thirsty]:
I was cold, tired and hungry.
If you get hungry, there's some cold chicken in the fridge.
Do you still feel hungry?
ill or weak as a result of not having enough to eat for a long time:
We can't justify wasting food when half the world is hungry.
to not have enough to eat:
Thousands of families go hungry every day.
wanting or needing something very much [= eager]
She is hungry for success.
hungry to do something
Stan was hungry to learn.
people who do not have enough food to eat
wanting power, news etc very much:
a power-hungry politician