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〔 `fæmIʃt 〕


〔 ˋfæmiʃt 〕

Overview of verb famish

The verb famish has 3 senses

  • starve, hunger, famish -- (be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!")

  • starve, famish -- (deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners")

  • starve, famish -- (die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought")

Overview of adj famished

The adj famished has 1 sense

  • famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient -- (extremely hungry; "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")