What Does HANGRY Mean?

HANGRY means "Anger Compounded by Hunger" (i.e., made worse by hunger). HANGRY is an amalgam of hungry and angry. It describes the feeling you get when you are bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger.

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When I write HANGRY, I mean this: meaning of HANGRY A hangry person is bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger.

Summary of Key Points

"Anger Compounded by Hunger" is the most common definition for HANGRY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Anger Compounded by Hunger
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of HANGRY in Sentences

Here are examples of HANGRY being used in conversations:
  • Charlie: It's been 45 minutes since we ordered our food. The service here is awful.
  • Jordan: I'm not sure about you, but I'm starting to feel really HANGRY!
  • Charlie: What's rattled your cage this morning?
  • Jordan: Sorry, I skipped breakfast this morning so I'm probably just HANGRY.

An Academic Look at HANGRY

As it is formed by merging two words into one, HANGRY is classified as a portmanteau word. It is formed by amalgamating hungry and angry.

HANGRY is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • Julie is HANGRY because of her highly restrictive diet.

Example of HANGRY Used in a Text


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