Examples of famished in a Sentence
What's for supper? I'm famished.
after a full day of skiing, I was feeling absolutely famished
Recent Examples of famished from the Web
After the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia howled like a famished wolf pack, Kenney and DiCicco put their tails between their legs and retreated.
Food for famished bears Polar bears can now be found across the Arctic Circle from Alaska to Russia.
Or that Chez Voisin’s 1870 siege menu of antelope, cat and rat also offered its famished clients the impeccable liquid refreshment of Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Chateau Palmer?
Every rebound and loose ball was a pork chop tossed out to a famished wolfpack.
The Afghan went out and returned with thick slices of bread and cans of chickpeas, which the famished refugees quickly devoured.
No famished migrants stumble from the clumps of mesquite trees lining the dirt road.
A famished nurse hides two eggs and cooks them in wine to avoid having to share them if she’s seen taking scarce water from jugs in the center of the ward.
Qataris were furious after photos of famished camels appeared in local newspapers on June 19.
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First Known Use of famished
down on one's luck, out at elbows (or out at the elbows), out of pocket;
FAMISHED Defined for English Language Learners
: very hungry
FAMISHED Defined for Kids
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