Definitions

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  • v. To make very hungry; cause to die of hunger; starve.

Etymologies

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From Middle English forhungren ("to famish"), equivalent to for- +‎ hunger. Cognate with Dutch verhongeren, German verhungern.

Examples

  • This week Anne Hathaway joined students at the St. Aloysius School in the Harlem as part of a program forhunger awareness.

    2008 December «

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