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famished

famished

famished - Dictionary definition and meaning for word famished

Definition
(adj) extremely hungry
Synonyms : esurient , ravenous , sharp-set , starved
Example Sentence
  • 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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for famished

FAMine+shed-You shed lot of weight in FAMINE due to unsatisfied hunger.
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by userdce

famished is very close to word finished ...think of the time when you are EXTREMELY HUNGRY AND the food gets finished ...
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by preetisoni2411

to gain FAME u have to SHED weight for which u have eat little which will make u xtremely hungry = FAMISHED :) easy na!!
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by vivek07

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