Hungry in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation
hungry
adjective
1. (general)
a. hambriento
There are too many hungry children in the world.Hay demasiados niños hambrientos en el mundo.
b. tener hambre
I'm so hungry that I could eat a bear.Tengo tanta hambre que me comería un oso.
2. (figurative)
a. estar ávido de
He is hungry for affection.Está ávido de cariño.
hungry
[ˈhʌŋgrɪ]
adjective
1. hambriento(a)
  • to be hungry tener hambre
  • to be as hungry as a wolf tener un hambre canina
  • to be hungry for knowledge tener ansias de conocimiento
hungry [ˈhʌŋɡrɪ]
adjective
hungrier (comparative)hungriest (superlative)
1 (gen) [+person, animal] hambriento
pictures of hungry children imágenes de niños hambrientos; he looked at the cake with hungry eyes miró el pastel con anhelo; digging up the road is hungry work cavar la calle es un trabajo que da hambre or abre el apetito; to be hungry tener hambre; to feel hungry tener hambre; to go hungry pasar hambre; we were late for tea so we had to go hungry llegamos tarde para la cena y tuvimos que quedarnos sin comer; all this work is making me hungry todo este trabajo me está dando hambre; talking about food is making me hungry hablando de comida se me está abriendo el apetito
2 (eager)
to be hungry for [+adventure, knowledge] tener hambre or sed de; estar hambriento or sediento de; to be hungry for power tener sed or estar sediento de poder
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