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han·ker

hanker

 
pronunciation:
haeng kr
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hankers, hankering, hankered
definition: to crave or long for something (often fol. by "for" or "after").
I've been hankering for an ice cream cone since we got to the beach.I hanker for carefree days like we used to have.
similar words:
ache, crave, hunger, yearn, yen
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