a. ravenous; excessively greedy and grasping; devouring or craving food in great quantities
The wolf is a voracious animal, its hunger never satisfied.
Sentence in Classic:
The old man was up, betimes, next morning, and waited impatiently for the appearance of his new associate, who after a delay that seemed interminable, at length presented himself, and commenced a voracious assault on the breakfast.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
They are brutally voracious, that is to say, ferocious, not after the fashion of the tyrant, but after the fashion of the tiger.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
He walked up to the sideboard, and tearing a piece from the loaf he devoured it voraciously, washing it down with a long draught of water.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She stalked across the littered yard and climbed into the buggy, noticing with grim satisfaction that the men were tearing at the ham and cramming bits into their mouths voraciously.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context