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 Dictionary entry overview: What does famished mean? 

FAMISHED (adjective)
  The adjective FAMISHED has 1 sense:

1. extremely hungry

  Familiarity information: FAMISHED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FAMISHED (adjective)

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Extremely hungry


esurient; famished; ravenous; sharp-set; starved

Context examples:

they were tired and famished for food and sleep / a ravenous boy / the family was starved and ragged / fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy


hungry (feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food)

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