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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

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]

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2 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sharp-set \Sharp"-set`\, a. Eager in appetite or desire of gratification; affected by keen hunger; ravenous; as, an eagle or a lion sharp-set. [1913 Webster] The town is sharp-set on new plays. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sharp-set 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]