- Feeling hunger; having a keen appetite; feeling uneasiness or distress from want of food; hence, having an eager desire.
- Showing hunger or a craving desire; voracious."The cruel, hungry foam." [C. Kingsley.]"Cassius has a lean and hungry look." [Shak.]
- Not rich or fertile; poor; barren; starved; as, a hungry soil."The hungrybeach." [Shak.]
Etymology: AS. hungrid. See Hunger