die from/of hunger

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of die from/of hunger

:to die from lack of enough food :to starve to death

Word by Word Definitions

die play
  1. : to pass from physical life : expire

  2. : to pass out of existence : cease

  3. : to disappear or subside gradually

  1. : a small cube marked on each face with from one to six spots and used usually in pairs in various games and in gambling by being shaken and thrown to come to rest at random on a flat surface

  2. : dado

  3. : any of various tools or devices for imparting a desired shape, form, or finish to a material or for impressing an object or material: such as

hunger play
  1. : a craving or urgent need for food or a specific nutrient

  2. : an uneasy sensation occasioned by the lack of food

  3. : a weakened condition brought about by prolonged lack of food

  1. : to feel or suffer hunger (see 1hunger)

  2. : to have an eager desire

  3. : to make hungry


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