Synonyms for (adjective) ravenous

Synonyms: edacious, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, esurient, wolfish, voracious

Definition: devouring or craving food in great quantities

Usage: edacious vultures; a rapacious appetite; ravenous as wolves; voracious sharks

Similar words: gluttonous

Definition: given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

Usage: over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands; a gluttonous debauch; a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure


Synonyms: esurient, famished, starved, sharp-set, ravenous

Definition: extremely hungry

Usage: 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

Similar words: hungry

Definition: feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food

Usage: a world full of hungry people