Synonyms for ravenous:
Other synonyms and related words:
famine, gluttonous, vulturous, raptorial, ravening, hollow, swinish, avid, esurient, longing, peckish, piggish, sharp-set, ferocious, appetite, starvation, unappeasable, savage, edacious, underfed, starved, wolfish, predatory, wolflike, vulturine, rapacious, omnivorous, greedy, hoggish, hunger.
very hungry; desirous (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
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Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for ravenous:
- " I'm ravenous," he said. - "The Grain Of Dust A Novel", David Graham Phillips.
- They tried to divide the dinner equally among them, but they all looked so alike and were so ravenous to eat everything that was dropped into their bills that it was hard work to keep track of which had been fed and which had not. - "Policeman Bluejay", L. Frank Baum.
- I felt no longer surprised at the way I had seen the blacks feed, so ravenous did the smell of the roasted meat make me. - "In the Wilds of Africa", W.H.G. Kingston.