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esurient

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adjective esu·ri·ent \-ənt\

Definition of esurient

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

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