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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. extremely hungry;
- Example: "they were tired and famished for food and sleep"
- Example: "a ravenous boy"
- Example: "the family was starved and ragged"
- Example: "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy"
[syn: famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient]

2. devouring or craving food in great quantities;
- Example: "edacious vultures"
- Example: "a rapacious appetite"
- Example: "ravenous as wolves"
- Example: "voracious sharks"
[syn: edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ravenous \Rav"en*ous\ (r[a^]v"'n*[u^]s), a. [From 2d Raven.] 1. Devouring with rapacious eagerness; furiously voracious; hungry even to rage; as, a ravenous wolf or vulture. [1913 Webster] 2. Eager for prey or gratification; as, a ravenous appetite or desire. [1913 Webster] -- Rav"en*ous*ly, adv. -- Rav"en*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ravenous adj 1: 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" [syn: famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient] 2: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

85 Moby Thesaurus words for "ravenous": Apician, a hog for, acquisitive, all-devouring, all-engulfing, avaricious, avid, bloodsucking, bolting, bottomless, coveting, covetous, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, devouring, dog-hungry, edacious, empty, esurient, extortionate, famished, famishing, fasting, glutting, gluttonizing, gluttonous, gobbling, gorging, grabby, grasping, greedy, gulping, guttling, guzzling, half-famished, half-starved, hoggish, hungering, hungry, hyperphagic, insatiable, insatiate, intemperate, limitless, lupine, mercenary, miserly, money-hungry, money-mad, omnivorous, overgreedy, parasitic, peckish, piggish, pinched with hunger, polyphagic, predacious, predatory, quenchless, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, sharkish, sharp-set, slakeless, sordid, starved, starving, stuffing, swinish, unappeasable, unappeased, unfilled, unquenchable, unsated, unsatisfied, unslakeable, unslaked, venal, voracious, vulturine, vulturous, wolfing, wolfish