be starving/starved

Definition of be starving/starved

chiefly US, informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

starveplay starving
  1. :  to perish from lack of food

    :  to suffer extreme hunger

    :  to die of cold

starvestarved
  1. :  to perish from lack of food

    :  to suffer extreme hunger

    :  to die of cold


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