hangry

adjective han·gry \ ˈhaŋ-grē \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of hangry

hangrier; hangriest
informal : irritable or angry because of hunger
  • To his credit, he knows not to drive while hangry.
  • —Genevieve Scarano
  • … junk foods generally induce large rises in blood-glucose levels that come crashing down fast. Ultimately, they may leave you feeling hangrier.
  • —Amanda Salis
  • As it turns out, being hangry–so hungry that you become angry–could be ruining your relationship and causing you to fight with your significant other.
  • —Krystal Vivian

Origin and Etymology of hangry

blend of hungry and angry


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