be starving/starved

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Definition of be starving/starved

chiefly US, informal
: to be very hungry I skipped lunch, so by dinnertime I was starving. When are we eating? I'm starved!

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“Be starving/starved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20starving%2Fstarved. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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