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hanker

han·ker

hanker

 
pronunciation:
haeng kr
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hankered, hankering, hankers
definition: to crave or long for something (often fol. by for or after).
My son is hankering for an ice cream cone.I hanker for the South Sea Islands.
similar words:
ache, crave, hunger, yearn, yen