Our explanation: Pretty much Hungus means that you’re hungry or you ate too many pies.
An example of Hungus spoken in true kiwi style: “bo, I was Hungus as and had the mean as feed, *burp*”. What that really means: “Hey mate, I was feeling rather hungry, it was good food, but I think I ate too much!”.
Definitions from other sources
“New Zealand slang for someone who is eating or ate lots because of extreme hunger.”
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Hungus: When you’re hungry as for a feed.