(noun, adjective)


1. living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey

- ravening wolves

Similar word(s): aggressive, predatory, rapacious, raptorial, vulturine, vulturous

2. excessively greedy and grasping

- ravening creditors

Similar word(s): acquisitive, rapacious, voracious

3. devouring or craving food in great quantities

- ravenous as wolves

Similar word(s): gluttonous, edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravenous, voracious, wolfish

Sentences with ravening as an adjective:

- There is no shortage of ravening friends and relatives on the day one hits the lottery.


1. Eagerness for plunder; rapacity; extortion.