Synonyms for famished
- could eat a horse
- flying light
- having the munchies
- starved to death
Antonyms for famished
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAMISHED
It was simply a bare, gaunt, famished skeleton, slaying his way along.
That's well—and that ould Matthew is as obstinate a neger as ever famished his stomach.
These she produced likewise; and he ate and drank with the voracity of a famished hound.
It seemed to Madame Francois that he was in far too famished a condition to have got drunk.
However, that was a slight affair, and Vance was far too famished to be particular.
This, you may imagine, the famished Prince was only too glad to do.
Oh, mother, the famine was sore, and he was kind to the famished people!
The famished Leaguers were now in a condition to make but a feeble resistance.
Such was the life for which she yearned with every famished aspiration of her being.
"Then come at once and remove the spell," cried the famished Hœnir.
c.1400, famyschen, alteration of famen (late 14c.), a shortening of Old French afamer, from Vulgar Latin *affamare "to bring to hunger," from ad famem, from Latin fames "hunger" (see famine).
Ending changed mid-14c. to -ish under influence of ravish, anguish, etc. The intransitive sense is from 1520s. Related: Famished; famishing.