hunger striker
noun see hunger strike

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hunger striker — hunger striker, a person who goes on a hunger strike. * * * hunger striker noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] • • • Main Entry: ↑hunger strike * * * ˈhunger striker [hunger striker hunger strikers] ; …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunger-striker — hungˈer striker noun • • • Main Entry: ↑hunger …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunger striker — one who refuses to eat for an extended period of time as a sign of protest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Kevin Lynch (hunger striker) — Infobox 1981 Hungerstriker irish= Caoimhín Ó Loingsigh name= Kevin Lynch paramilitaryorganisation= INLA dateofbirth= 25 May, 1956 placeofbirth= Dungiven, County Londonderry hungerstrikestarted= 23 May, 1981 died= 1 August, 1981 daysonstrike= 71| …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Devine (hunger striker) — Michael Devine Paramilitary organisation INLA Born …   Wikipedia

  • Hunger (disambiguation) — Hunger is a physical sensation experienced when the glycogen level of the liver falls below a threshold, usually followed by a desire to eat. Hunger or hungry may also refer to:*Malnutrition, a general term for the medical condition caused by an… …   Wikipedia

  • hunger strike — hunger strikes N VAR If someone goes on hunger strike or goes on a hunger strike, they refuse to eat as a way of protesting about something. The protesters have been on hunger strike for 17 days... He has begun a hunger strike in protest over… …   English dictionary

  • hunger-strike — hunger striker. /hung geuhr struyk /, v.i., hunger struck, hunger striking. to go on a hunger strike. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • hunger strike — n [U and C] a situation in which someone refuses to eat for a long time in order to protest about something ▪ 300 students occupied the building and over 50 went on hunger strike . >hunger striker n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hunger strike — noun a voluntary fast undertaken as a means of protest • Hypernyms: ↑fast, ↑fasting, ↑passive resistance, ↑nonviolent resistance, ↑nonviolence * * * noun, pl ⋯ strikes [count] : the act of refusing to eat as a way of showing that you strongly… …   Useful english dictionary

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