sharp-set

sharp-set
adjective
extremely hungry
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they were tired and famished for food and sleep

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a ravenous boy

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the family was starved and ragged

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fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy

Syn: ↑famished, ↑ravenous, ↑starved, ↑esurient
Similar to: ↑hungry
Derivationally related forms: ↑esurience (for: ↑esurient), ↑ravenousness (for: ↑ravenous)

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  • Sharp-set — a. Eager in appetite or desire of gratification; affected by keen hunger; ravenous; as, an eagle or a lion sharp set. [1913 Webster] The town is sharp set on new plays. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sharp-set — [shärp′set′] adj. 1. having a keen desire or appetite, as for food 2. set so as to be sharp or at an acute angle …   English World dictionary

  • sharp-set — sharp set; sharp set·ness; …   English syllables

  • sharp-set — sharp setness, n. /shahrp set /, adj. 1. eager to satisfy the appetite, esp. for food. 2. keen or eager. 3. set to present a sharply angled edge. [1530 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • sharp-set — /ˈʃap sɛt/ (say shahp set) adjective 1. very hungry. 2. keen or eager. 3. set to present a sharply angled edge …  

  • sharp-set — adjective Date: 1540 archaic eager in appetite or desire …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sharp-set — craving, wanting, desiring …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sharp-set — adjective dated very hungry …   English new terms dictionary

  • sharp-set — a. Eager, hungry, ravenous, famishing …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Sharp Nemesis NXT — at Mojave Role Racing aircraft Manufa …   Wikipedia

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