hungry for

hungry for something

Fig. desiring something, often something other than food. The orphan was hungry for the warmth of a family. Bill has become hungry for knowledge and is always studying.
See also: hungry
References in classic literature ?
She had felt as if she had understood a robin and that he had understood her; she had run in the wind until her blood had grown warm; she had been healthily hungry for the first time in her life; and she had found out what it was to be sorry for some one.
Had he waited the night before until the blacks slept he would not have been forced to go hungry for another twenty-four hours.
1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hickory Farms, America's most famous holiday food gift brand, announced its national partnership with No Kid Hungry for Giving Tuesday.
Patients often tell me they feel hungry for air and it feels like they are breathing through a straw," said Dr.
8, Benihana will donate $1 to No Kid Hungry for every Benihana Lemonade sold.
Industry players hungry for competitive data, prepare
As retailers and restaurants across the country prepare to go on a technology spending spree, vendors and competitors are hungry for information about the major players and their existing IT systems.
Throughout this holiday season, Hickory Farms will make a five-dollar donation to No Kid Hungry for every Signature Party Planner gift box it sells in addition to this Giving Tuesday pledge in hopes of crossing the $4 million dollar threshold.
We're also hungry for touch: for the hug, hold, and comfort of another's hand, for the soft caress of a lover, for the rocking coziness of a nursing mother, even for the gentle stroke of a purring pet.
And our skin, which has about 50 touch receptors for every square centimeter and about 5 million sensory cells overall, is hungry for touch.
is proud to support Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry for a seventh consecutive year.
Earlier this month Sodexo Foundation pledged to make a $1 donation to No Kid Hungry for every 'like' on No Kid Hungry 2 fan page during the month of March, up to $5,000.