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!
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*hungry as a bearand *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.
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