Share this entry

hunger strike

Translation of hunger strike in Spanish:


  • to be/go on (a) hunger strike
    estar haciendo/hacer huelga de hambre
    Example sentences
    • When the meeting promised for Monday morning did not materialise, the detainees began a hunger strike.
    • She's adamant that she'll begin an indefinite hunger strike once she reaches jail.
    • In Turkish prisons eight people are on hunger strike in protest at prison isolation.

Definition of hunger strike in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources


    Next Score: