(as) hungry as a bear

(as) hungry as a bear

Very hungry. Hey, when is dinner going to be ready? I'm hungry as a bear! Working outside all afternoon made me hungry as a bear. I'm glad I packed some food with me! Do you mind if we stop for lunch soon? I'm getting hungry as a bear.
See also: bear, hungry
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*hungry as a bear

 and *hungry as a hunter
Cliché very hungry. (*Also: as ~.) I'm as hungry as a bear. I could eat anything! We'd better have a big meal ready by the time Tommy gets home; he's always hungry as a hunter after soccer practice.
See also: bear, hungry
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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