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American English: /ˈhəŋɡər/
British English: /ˈhʌŋɡə/

Translation of hunger in Spanish:


intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (crave) See examples:to hunger for o [literary]after something
    estar sediento de algo [literary]
    1.2 (be hungry) [archaic]
    estar hambriento
    tener hambre
    Example sentences
    • How many hungered, sickened or died as a result?
    • Tell it to all those who hungered and thirsted and prayed and begged for help.
    • By analogy, a mother does not love her child because it hungers and cries, even though its crying makes new demands upon her love.
    Example sentences
    • But humanity hungers for a sense of right and wrong, for some absolute moral values.
    • I looked over at Ethan, his eyes on me, a sudden flash of desire in his eyes, I knew he still hungered for me as my lips curled into a smile.
    • Aye, he was a kind and strong leader, but he hungered after adventure and ran after it with haste.

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