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ravenous (adj) extremely hungry.
When a person is ravenous, they are extremely hungry. When you are very hungry, your hunger is ravenous. You are ravenous if you are very hungry and cannot wait to eat.
- He was ready to eat anything served to him. It was clear that he was ravenous, and did not care what he ate.
- ‘What’s for dinner?’ said the husband as he entered home. ‘I’m ravenous.’ And without waiting, he looked into the fridge and began to eat the pie there.