hambriento

hambriento(
ahm
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bryehn
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toh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (needing food)
a. hungry
Estoy hambriento. ¿Pedimos una pizza?I'm hungry. Want to order a pizza?
b. starving
Estábamos todos hambrientos después de caminar el día entero.We were all starving after hiking the whole day.
hambrientos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (starving people)
a. the hungry
La comunidad dona más a los hambrientos que a la gente sin hogar.The community donates more to the hungry than to the homeless.
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hambriento
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. starving
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. starving person
los hambrientosthe hungry
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hambrientoa hambrienta
adjective
1 (con hambre) hungry; (famélico) starving
venimos hambrientos we're starving (familiar); we're very hungry; unas tristes imágenes de niños hambrientos very sad pictures of hungry o starving children
entonces éramos un país hambriento y analfabeto la suciedad lo invadía todo y cinco bocas hambrientas pedían de comer niños hambrientos, subalimentados un gato hambriento maulla una jauría de perros hambrientos unos cuantos soldados rusos salieron como lobos hambrientos cansados, muertos de frío y hambrientos se entregaron a los rebeldes durante la guerra media España estaba hambrienta se dirigió hacia la cocina hambriento estarás hambriento ¿verdad?
2
hambriento de hungry for
la gente está hambrienta de notoriedad
políticos hambrientos de poder politicians hungry for power; están hambrientos de afecto they are starved of affection
un público hambriento de emociones fuertes un hombre hambriento de conocimientos
(con hambre) hungry person; (en situación desesperada) starving person
dar de comer al hambriento, dar de beber al sediento...
los hambrientos the hungry; dar de comer al hambriento to feed the hungry
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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