in Buddhism, a supernatural being filled with more desire than it can consume
The hungry ghost is often depicted with large belly and tiny mouth, a metaphor for people futilely attempting to fulfill their illusory physical desires.
- Hungry programmers
body A group of programmers producing free software. (http://hungry.com/). (1995-03-20)
- Hungry puppy
Synonym slopsucker. [Jargon File]
- Hungry viewkit
operating system, library A C++ class library for developing Motif application programs (although this restriction will be lifted once LessTif is finished). It follows the API of the Iris(tm) ViewKit, put out by SGI. The Hungry ViewKit is a superset of the Iris ViewKit, so any code developed for the Iris version will work with […]
[hoo ng-toh] /ˈhʊŋˌtoʊ/ noun 1. an island off the SE coast of Taiwan. 8 miles (13 km) long.