adjective esu·ri·ent \-ənt\

Definition of ESURIENT

:  hungry, greedy
esu·ri·ent·ly adverb

Examples of ESURIENT

  1. <the deli is frequented by young, single professionals, esurient after those long hours spent staring at the monitor of a computer>

Origin of ESURIENT

Latin esurient-, esuriens, present participle of esurire to be hungry; akin to Latin edere to eat — more at eat
First Known Use: circa 1672

Rhymes with ESURIENT


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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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