hungry as a horse

English United Kingdom

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

The expression suggests you are very hungry, given the idea that a horse has a big stomach.

"I could eat an entire pizza by myself - I'm as hungry as a horse."

Confirmed by 7 people


avoir une faim de loup*

* being hungry like a wolf

French France

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

An expression used to say that you’re starving.

"J’ai une faim de loup, je pourrais manger un lion."

"I am hungry like a wolf, I could eat a lion."

Confirmed by 7 people