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yen2

yen2

pronunciation:
yen
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a yearning or desire.
a yen for some spicy food
synonyms:
craving, hankering, yearning
similar words:
appetite, desire, fancy, hunger, itch, longing, lust, mind, thirst, wish
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: yenned, yenning, yens
definition: (informal) to have a yearning or desire.
He yens for action and excitement.
synonyms:
hanker, yearn
similar words:
ache, burn, crave, hunger, itch, long, lust, pine, sigh, thirst, want, wish