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Collins Spanish Dictionary- Complete & Unabridged
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hungry

['hʌŋɡrɪ]

ADJ

(compar hungrier)

(superl hungriest)

  1. (gen) [person, animal] hambriento

  2. (fig) (=eager)

Examples from texts

I offered to buy her a hot pretzel from a street vendor, but she said she wasn't hungry.
Le ofrecí comprarle un barquillo de un vendedor callejero, pero me contestó que no tenía hambre.
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
"I guess you weren't hungry at breakfast time."
– Supongo que no tendrías hambre a la hora de desayunar, ¿eh?
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
She had to know that there was no one in the house who would criticize her for getting seconds because she was still hungry.
Tenía que saber que no había nadie en la casa que fuera a censurarla por tomar una segunda ración si todavía tenía hambre.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
Orange flames licked and gnawed at the coal they'd been given, always hungry for more food. He flipped the latch, opened the door, and got a blast in the face.
Las llamas naranja lamían y roían el carbón que le habían dado, siempre hambriento de más alimento, tiró del pestillo, abrió la puerta sintiendo una ráfaga de calor en la cara.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
'I'm bloody hungry.
– Tengo un hambre de mil demonios.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
“I don’t know if you’re hungry-”
—No sé si tienes hambre…
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
“You’re hungry,” he said in a strangely guttural tone.
—Tienes hambre —dijo con un tono extrañamente gutural.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
Hungry, aren't you, wife?"
Hambrientos, ¿verdad, esposa?
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006

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'hʌŋɡrɪhambrientoExamples

pictures of hungry children — imágenes de niños hambrientos
he looked at the cake with hungry eyes — miró el pastel con anhelo
digging up the road is hungry work — cavar la calle es un trabajo que da hambre or abre el apetito
to be hungry — tener hambre
to feel hungry — tener hambre
to go hungry — pasar hambre
we were late for tea so we had to go hungry — llegamos tarde para la cena y tuvimos que quedarnos sin comer
all this work is making me hungry — todo este trabajo me está dando hambre
talking about food is making me hungry — hablando de comida se me está abriendo el apetito

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    hambre

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Collocations

be hungry
pasar hambre
go hungry
pasar hambre
be hungry
tener hambre

Word forms

hungry

adjective
Positive degreehungry
Comparative degreehungrier
Superlative degreehungriest