Esurient - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈsʊriːənt|  American pronunciation of the word esurient
Brit.  |ɪˈsjʊərɪənt|  British pronunciation of the word esurient

adjective

- extremely hungry(syn: famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved)

fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy

- (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous(syn: avid, devouring, greedy)

the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity

- devouring or craving food in great quantities (syn: edacious, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish)

Examples

...the deli is frequented by young, single professionals, esurient after those long hours spent staring at the monitor of a computer...

fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy

the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity

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