hunger strike

noun

Definition of hunger strike

  1. :  refusal (as by a prisoner) to eat enough to sustain life

hunger striker

noun

1889

First Known Use of hunger strike

1889


HUNGER STRIKE Defined for English Language Learners

hunger strike

noun

Definition of hunger strike for English Language Learners

  • : the act of refusing to eat as a way of showing that you strongly disagree with or disapprove of something


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