Visit the forum if you have a language query!

hunger

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Honor the ocean of love.
George De Benneville
Jump to: navigation, search
See also Hunger

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English hungor.

Noun

Singular
hunger

Plural
{{{1}}}

hunger ({{{1}}})
  1. A need or compelling desire of food.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any strong desire.
    I have a hunger to win.
Usage notes

The phrase be hungry is more common than have hunger to express a need for food.

Translations

Etymology 2

Old English hyngran.

Verb

Infinitive
to hunger

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to hunger (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To be in need of food.
  2. (figuratively) To have a desire for.
    I hungered for your love.
Translations

References


Norwegian

Noun

hunger m. (definite singular hungeren; uncountable)

  1. hunger (desire)

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Declination for hunger Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative hunger hungern
Genitive hungers hungerns

hunger c. (uncountable)

  1. hunger

See also

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE