hungry


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hungry

(hŭng′grē)
adj. hun·grier, hun·griest
Experiencing a desire or need for food.

hun′gri·ly adv.
hun′gri·ness n.
References in classic literature ?
There was a delightful fragrant odor of fresh bread in the town, and this made the little girl more hungry than ever.
Come, come, this is very droll -- very amusing -- I allow; but, as I am very hungry, pray allow me to eat.
The hungry animal goes on making movements until it gets food; it seems natural, therefore, to suppose that the idea of food is present throughout the process, and that the thought of the end to be achieved sets the whole process in motion.
Kind friends I am a sick mother with three hungry children.
But when one is hungry one can eat even supper in the morning, and not complain.
Bagration's exhausted and hungry detachment, which alone covered this movement of the transport and of the whole army, had to remain stationary in face of an enemy eight times as strong as itself.
It will keep, and I feel hungry, and yonder seems a dingle where I can lie and open my knapsack, eat, drink, and doze among the sun-flecked shadows.
He cannot see Numa, his enemy, go hungry, because Tarzan's heart is turning to water by contact with the soft, weak creatures of civilization.
By to-morrow morning," the boy went on, "we must go where there is something to eat, or we shall grow very hungry and become very unhappy.
Some of the trees bore yellow oranges and some russet pears, so the hungry adventurers suddenly found themselves provided with plenty to eat and to drink.
Pardieu, if that is all, I am hungry, too; but it is not everything to be hungry, one must find something to eat, unless we browse on the grass, like our horses "
Perhaps he would find a pump so that he could wash his hands and face and drink something; he was very thirsty; and now that he was no longer hungry he thought with pleasure of the flowers and the lawns and the great leafy trees.