hungrily hungrily  /ˈhəŋ ɡrə li/


  • (adv) in the manner of someone who is very hungry


  1. The pirates looked hungrily at four of their fellow passengers.
  2. The cold war not only did not bypass Asia, as its propagandists might have imagined; it fed hungrily upon the region's predilection for single, domineering leaders.
  3. He eyed the package hungrily, as if it were a hot pizza walking by itself down the hall.


  • Rockland flight club invites public to take off

    David Daks watched in wonder as the miniature MiG-15 zipped around the skies high above the covered Clarkstown landfill, his eyes hungrily taking in the mostly foam plane's every climb and dip, each loop and spin.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Journal News


  1. "Yesterday we had to make them play as much as possible and I thought it was a lion-hearted effort on everyone's part," Flower said. "Those guys hunted wickets hungrily throughout this Test match in both innings." "They gave everything...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Andy Flower Source:

  2. "I love Patton and think the world of him and his talent. That will never change, no matter how many times he chooses to wear a kilt and hungrily guzzle sugary sweet, Sierra Mist (Oh snap!!) in an unintentional metaphor for everything being...
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: David Cross Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "In the next instant his lips moved hungrily over hers, stirring feelings that threatened to sweep her away," Woodiwiss wrote.
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Kathleen E Woodiwiss Source: Denver Post

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