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hunger for (something)
To have an intense desire, yearning, or need for something. Even from a young age he hungered for knowledge, devouring any he could get his hands on. Growing up in such a small, secluded town, I constantly hungered for romance and adventure.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
hunger for someone or something
to desire someone or something; to yearn for someone or something. I hunger for you. I want you madly. He looked at the cake and you could see he was hungering for it. The prisoner was consumed with a hunger for freedom.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.