Translation of "hunger" - English-Turkish dictionary

hunger

noun uk us /ˈhʌŋɡər/
FEELING [ U ]

B1 the feeling you have when you need to eat

açlık
The children were almost crying with hunger by the time we got home.
NOT ENOUGH FOOD [ U ]

B2 when you do not have enough food

kıtlık, açlık
Many of the refugees died of hunger.
WISH [ no plural ]

a strong wish for something

bir şeye duyulan açlık/aşırı istek
a hunger for success/knowledge

(Translation of “hunger” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)