Part of speech: verb

To crave food; have eager desire.

Part of speech: noun

Craving for food; any strong desire.

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Usage examples "hunger":

  1. Besides, he really was almost faint with hunger. - "A Book of Quaker Saints", Lucy Violet Hodgkin.
  2. He will never eat more of that than will do him good, and yet he will take sufficient to satisfy his hunger, which is very important. - "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
  3. And yet I feel a great hunger for life. - "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.