What does the word voracious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Voraciously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Voracity.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Eating greedily; ravenous.

Usage examples for voracious

  1. Thus he embarked for the future, " with a wife, an opera and a half, a small purse, and a terribly large and terribly voracious Newfoundland dog." – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  2. The tiger darted at her, and having torn her in pieces, was about to devour her, when the huntsmen, coming suddenly up to the brink of the precipice, discharged at once a shower of arrows upon the voracious animal. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  3. If the only possible happiness for you is to suffer on our account, to fling your body into the voracious gulf, without end, without hope! – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand