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Definition of "famished" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of famish. (verb)
  • Extremely hungry. (adjective)

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Use "famished" in a sentence
  • "He went to the bog in the morning on his breakfast of dry stirabout, with a bit of cold stirabout in his pocket to keep off the hungry grass, as the peasant calls famished pains, and walked home to his dry stirabout at night, having walked going and coming eleven Irish miles over and above his day's work."
  • "Their experience finds a compelling representative in Leymah Gbowee, who recalled her famished"
  • "The sky was a kind of famished blue, insufficiently dressed with a few stretches of muslin clouds."
Words like "famished"
dark-furred
grey-coated
half-famished
half-tame
half-tamed
holdless
quick-footed
brownish-gray