Definition of affamish

transitive verb

obsolete : to cause to hunger : starve

intransitive verb

obsolete : to suffer or die from hunger : starve

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First Known Use of affamish

1615, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for affamish

modification (influenced by famish) of Middle French affamer, afamer

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“Affamish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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