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hangry (comparative more hangry, superlative most hangry)
- (slang) Hungry and angry, especially when the anger is induced by the hunger.
- 1994, Jean Harkins, Bridging Two Worlds:Aboriginal English and Crosscultural Understanding, page 162:
- A monster was described as hangry, pronounced by the aythor as [aŋgri]. When asked whether it was angry or hungry, the author replied "Yes".
- 2005, L. R. Parenti, Durata Del Dramma: Life Of Drama, page 98:
- I also get really "hangry".
- 2008, “The Great Southern Ontario Burger Trail”, in National Post:
- We're not talking about the fast-food giants or smaller chains, such as Wimpy's, both of which turn up frequently in the stripmalls that dot the Trail. No matter how hungry -- or even hangry -- you and your fellow travellers are, eschew these places.
- 2011, Chris Haire, “I'm tired of writing about Nikki Haley”, in Charleston City Paper:
- Seriously, somebody needs to give this toddler a bottle and put him down for a nap. That baby pitches a fit when he gets hangry.
- 2015, Amanda Salis, “The science behind being "Hangry"”, in CNN "The conversation":
- 2016, “People Pleaser”, in The Powerpuff Girls:
- Mission Control: "Get them pizza before they get hangry. Hungry and angry!"
Astronaut: "We're hangry! Hungry and angry!"
- 2018, Jean Chatzky, Women with Money: The Judgment-Free Guide to Creating the Joyful, Less Stressed, Purposeful (and, Yes, Rich) Life You Deserve, page 11:
- You know this if you've ever been hangry. You go through your day without stopping to eat, and for a while it doesn't matter. Then your stomach starts sending signals to your brain that it's waiting.