→ His stomach started to growl with hunger.
→ There were families dying of hunger and disease.
(=eagerness) (for success, adventure, love)
hunger for sth soif de qch
his hunger for adventure sa soif d'aventure
→ Geffen has a hunger for success that seems bottomless.
vi to hunger for [+power, love, fame, money] avoir soif de, désirer ardemment They hunger for adventure. Ils ont soif d'aventure.
npl fringale f
→ toast is excellent made straight from frozen sliced bread if late night hunger pangs strike unexpectedly
n grève f de la faim
to be on hunger strike faire la grève de la faim
→ Three of the prisoners are currently on hunger strike.
n gréviste mf de la faim
→ The five hunger strikers in London called off their strike and celebrated the good news.