1. A need or compelling desire of food.
2. (proper noun). "The Hunger" - cannibalistic tendencies and an unyielding urge for human flesh and blood, often experienced by Vampires, Zombies, Werewolves, and Wendigos
1. "I had such a hunger yesterday, but I couldn't find any food in my house."
2. Tom: "Ever since Johnny got infected by that virus, he has had the Hunger.