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(as) hungry as a hunter

Very hungry. Hey, when is dinner going to be ready? I'm hungry as a hunter!
See also: hungry, hunter

head hunter

1. Someone who recruits employees for a business or corporation. I'm not actively looking for a new job, but this head hunter for a big firm keeps calling me, so I might as well hear her pitch.
2. A member of a tribe who decapitates other people and preserves their heads as souvenirs. Be careful exploring that part of the rainforest—it's home to a tribe of head hunters!
See also: head, hunter
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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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THE HUNTER John Lescroart (Headline, pounds 12.99) LESCROART returns with another crime thriller set in San Francisco, where private investigator Wyatt Hunt has a company with a healthy caseload.
HUNTER John Albert Peacefully on May 17 in Hartlepool Hospice after a long illness, John aged 87 years.
Commercial turtle hunter John Rogers took the 76-1/2-pound world record in 1996 out of Lake Rohuata in Orange.
1821 Seal hunter John Davis became the first person ever to set foot on Antarctica.
Although he had to work that morning, Amish crossbow hunter John Schmucker of Peebles was determined to get out in the woods for the afternoon hunt.
Kate "Tally" Hoey - Labour's version of legendary hunter John Peel - creases me with her rants on fox hunting.
This day in history 1821: Seal hunter John Davis became the first person ever to set foot on Antarctica.
On board is bounty hunter John 'The Hangman' Ruth (Russell), and his fugitive Daisy Domergue, portrayed by 53-year-old Jennifer Jason Leigh - a Tarantino newcomer who's received a Golden Globe nomination for her role.
He provided the voice for CGI character Boss Nass in Star Wars Episode I: e Phantom Menace as well as that of villainous hunter John Clayton in Disney's Tarzan.
My right leg is hanging off!" ARANGERS autograph hunter John Irwin is now just 10 signatures short of his nine-in-a-row ambition.
The Hunter John series consists of 38" x 40" targets overprinted with 79 clay pigeons, or the silhouette and internals of a duck, or the head of a turkey.
HUNTER John My sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for help, cards, donations and for attending the funeral.
Samantha plays Jude Atkins - a sidekick to former priest and modern-day demon hunter John Strange.
He examines her relationship with the central character of the book, orchid hunter John Laroche (Chris Cooper) and eventually discovers a sordid secret.
On one of my early African safaris, professional hunter John Lawrence and I were discussing calibers and bullets over sundowners, his favorite being the 7mms.