hunger: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hung'gur), [key]
- a compelling need or desire for food.
- the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food: to collapse from hunger.
- a shortage of food; famine.
- a strong or compelling desire or craving: hunger for power.
- deplorably bad; dreadful: The styles in coats this winter are from hunger.
- to feel hunger; be hungry.
- to have a strong desire.
- to subject to hunger; starve.
- hunger (Thesaurus)