Translation of "hunger" - English-Spanish dictionary

hunger

noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈhʌŋ·ɡər/ us /ˈhʌŋ·ɡər/

B1 the feeling that you want to eat

hambre

the state of not having enough food

hambre
Many of the refugees died of hunger.

(Translation of “hunger” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hunger

noun /ˈhaŋɡə/

the desire for food

hambre
A cheese roll won’t satisfy my hunger.

the state of not having enough food

hambre
Poor people in many parts of the world are dying of hunger.

any strong desire

hambre; deseo; ganas
a hunger for love.
hungry adjective (comparative hungrier, superlative hungriest)

wanting or needing food etc

hambriento
a hungry baby
I’m hungry – I haven’t eaten all day
He’s hungry for adventure.
hungrily adverb

con hambre, vorazmente
She hungrily ate her dinner.
hungriness noun

hambre
hunger strike noun

a refusal to eat, as a form of protest or to force (someone) to agree to certain demands etc

huelga de hambre
The prisoners went on hunger strike as a protest against prison discipline.

(Translation of “hunger” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)