Simple Definition of ravenous
: very hungry
Full Definition of ravenous
1 : rapacious <ravenous wolves>
2 : very eager or greedy for food, satisfaction, or gratification <a ravenous appetite>
Examples of ravenous
By the time dinner was ready, we were ravenous.
<we were ravenous after our canoe paddling, and the chili bubbling over the campfire smelled heavenly>
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