Definition and Meanings for hunger
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Part of Speech of hunger
noun, intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb
Etymology of hunger
Meaning of hunger
- an uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the want of food; a craving or desire for food.
- any strong eager desire.
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
- to feel the craving or uneasiness occasioned by want of food; to be oppressed by hunger.
- to have an eager desire; to long.
as transitive verb
- to make hungry; to famish.