hungernounuk /ˈhʌŋ.ɡər/ us /-ɡɚ/
hunger noun (NEED FOR FOOD)
- After three days, we felt an agonizing, gnawing hunger.
- I don't know why I'm eating more - it's not hunger, it's just greed!
- We hadn't eaten since yesterday and the hunger pangs were getting harder to ignore.
- It revolts me to know that the world spends so much money on arms when millions are dying of hunger.
- Hundreds of refugees collapsed from hunger and thirst.
hunger noun (DESIRE)