verb (used without object), hun·ger-struck, hun·ger-strik·ing.
Words nearby hunger-strike
Origin of hunger-strike
OTHER WORDS FROM hunger-strikehunger striker, noun
Definition for hunger-strike (2 of 2)
Origin of hunger strike
Example sentences from the Web for hunger-strike
Two days ago the news of an agreement between Israel and the Palestinian prisoners to end the hunger-strike broke.
"That is the essence of a hunger-strike," said the thin hen.
It appeared that she had conducted a hunger-strike of her own for the last twenty-four hours; and I think she looked it.The Sixth Sense|Stephen McKenna
It was bringing to perfection its last great tactical manoeuvre, the massed raid followed by the hunger-strike in prison.The Tree of Heaven|May Sinclair
Not that I think the hunger-strike is altogether a futile invention.Post-Impressions|Simeon Strunsky
"We must have a hunger-strike till he apologises," said the thin hen importantly.