hunger after/for

hunger after/for
have a strong desire for.
hunger

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  • hunger after/for — DESIRE, crave; long for, yearn for, pine for, ache for, hanker after, thirst for, lust for; want, need; informal have a yen for, itch for, be dying for, be gagging for. → hunger …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunger after/for — Syn: desire, crave, long for, yearn for, pine for, ache for, hanker after, thirst for, lust for; informal itch for, be dying for, be gagging for …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • hunger after — hunger for all actors hunger after such a role Syn: desire, crave, covet; long for, yearn for, pine for, ache for, hanker after, thirst for, lust for; want, need; informal have a yen for, itch for, be dying for …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hunger after something — ˈhunger for/after sth/sb derived (literary) to have a strong desire or need for sth/sb • He hungered for knowledge. Main entry: ↑hungerderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunger after somebody — ˈhunger for/after sth/sb derived (literary) to have a strong desire or need for sth/sb • He hungered for knowledge. Main entry: ↑hungerderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunger — ► NOUN 1) a feeling of discomfort or weakness caused by lack of food, coupled with the desire to eat. 2) a strong desire. ► VERB (hunger after/for) ▪ have a strong desire for. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • hunger — I n. 1) (formal) to allay, alleviate, appease one s hunger 2) to satisfy one s hunger; to gratify one s hunger (fig.) 3) ravenous hunger 4) hunger for (hunger for knowledge) 5) of hunger (to die of hunger) II v. (D; intr.) to hunger after, for *… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hunger — noun 1》 a feeling of discomfort or weakness caused by lack of food, coupled with the desire to eat. 2》 a strong desire: her hunger for knowledge. verb 1》 (hunger after/for) have a strong desire for. 2》 archaic feel or suffer hunger. Origin OE… …   English new terms dictionary

  • hunger — noun 1) she was faint with hunger Syn: lack of food, starvation, malnutrition, undernourishment 2) a hunger for news Syn: desire, craving, longing, yearning, hankering, appetite, th …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Hunger strike — A hunger strike is a method of non violent resistance or pressure in which participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of guilt in others, usually with the objective to achieve a specific goal, such as a policy change …   Wikipedia

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