ravenous

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rav·en·ous

 (răv′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Extremely hungry or characterized by extreme hunger; voracious: missed lunch and was ravenous by dinnertime.
2. Predatory or ferocious in predation: ravenous lions.
3. Eager for gratification or extremely desirous: "I'm ravenous for news, any kind of news" (Margaret Atwood).

[Middle English, from Old French ravineux, from raviner, to take by force, from Vulgar Latin *rapīnāre, from Latin rapīna, plunder; see rapine.]

rav′en·ous·ly adv.
rav′en·ous·ness n.

ravenous

(ˈrævənəs)
adj
1. famished; starving
2. rapacious; voracious
[C16: from Old French ravineux, from Latin rapīna plunder, from rapere to seize]
ˈravenously adv
ˈravenousness n

rav•en•ous

(ˈræv ə nəs)

adj.
1. extremely hungry; famished.
2. predatory: a ravenous jungle beast.
3. intensely eager: ravenous for affection.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French ravineus=ravin(er) to raven2 + -eus -ous]
rav′en•ous•ly, adv.
rav′en•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ravenous - extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy"
hungry - feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"
2.ravenous - devouring or craving food in great quantitiesravenous - devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"

ravenous

adjective
1. starving, starved, very hungry, famished, esurient a pack of ravenous animals
starving full, glutted, sated, satiated
2. greedy, insatiable, avaricious, covetous, grasping, insatiate He had moderated his ravenous appetite.

ravenous

adjective
1. Desiring or craving food:
2. Wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume:
3. Having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit:
Translations
جائعمُفْتَرِس، ضارٍ
vyhladovělý
hundesulten
tosi nälkäinen
proždrljiv
glorhungraîur
飢えた
몹시 굶주린
peralkęs
izbadējies
jättehungrig
ซึ่งตะกละมาก
kurt gibi açkurt gibi acıkmış
rất đói

ravenous

[ˈrævənəs] ADJ
1. (= starving) → hambriento
I'm ravenous!¡me comería un toro!
he was ravenoustenía un hambre canina
2. (= voracious) → voraz

ravenous

[ˈrævənəs] adjaffamé(e)
to be ravenous → avoir une faim de loup
I'm ravenous! → J'ai une faim de loup!

ravenous

adj animalausgehungert; person alsoheißhungrig; appetite, hungergewaltig; I’m ravenousich habe einen Bärenhunger (inf)

ravenous

[ˈrævənəs] adj (person) → affamato/a; (appetite, animal) → famelico/a, vorace

ravenous

(ˈrӕvənəs) adjective
very hungry.
ˈravenously adverb
ˈravenousness noun

ravenous

جائع vyhladovělý hundesulten heißhungrig λιμασμένος hambriento tosi nälkäinen vorace proždrljiv affamato 飢えた 몹시 굶주린 uitgehongerd skrubbsulten żarłoczny morto de fome прожорливый jättehungrig ซึ่งตะกละมาก kurt gibi aç rất đói 贪婪的
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