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hanker

han·ker

hanker

 
pronunciation:
haeng kr
part of speech: verb
inflections: hankered, hankering, hankers
definition: to wish or long for something (often followed by "for" or "after").
I am hankering for an ice cream cone.He has been hankering after fame and fortune as long as I've known him.
similar words:
ache, hunger