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hungry
British English: /ˈhʌŋɡri/
American English: /ˈhəŋɡri/

Translation of hungry in German:

adjective

  • 1 (feeling hunger) (regularly feeling hunger or lacking food)
    hungernd
    (showing hunger)
    (Augen, Blick)
    be hungry
    Hunger haben
    hungrig sein
    we were poor and hungry
    wir waren arm und litten Hunger
    [as] hungry as a hunter or lion or wolf
    hungrig wie ein Löwe od. Wolf
    go hungry
    hungrig bleiben
    I don't like fish. — Go hungry, then!
    Ich mag keinen Fisch. — Dann musst du eben hungern
    hungry years
    Hungerjahre
    Pl.
  • 2
    (inducing hunger)
    hungrig machend
  • 3 [figurative] (eager, avaricious)
    (Spekulant)
    (Liebhaber)
    (Verlangen)
    (Ozean, Kriegsmaschine usw.)
    be hungry for somebody/something
    sich nach jemandem sehnen/nach etwas hungern
    [formal]
    be hungry to do something
    darauf brennen, etwas zu tun
    hungry for success/power/knowledge/love
    erfolgs-/macht-/bildungs-/liebeshungrig
    hungry to learn
    lernbegierig
    be hungry after something
    nach etwas hungern
    [formal]
    success-/war-/freedom-hungry
    erfolgshungrig/kriegslustig/freiheitsdurstig

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