嗷嗷待哺

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Chinese[edit]

loud clamor; the sound of wailing loud clamor; the sound of wailing
 
wait; treat; deal with; need; about; intending to do something; stay; delay
feed
simp. and trad.
(嗷嗷待哺)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: the wailing of those waiting to be fed

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

嗷嗷待哺

  1. (idiomatic) starving

Verb[edit]

嗷嗷待哺

  1. (idiomatic) to cry out in hunger