Simple Definition of hanker
: to have a strong or constant desire for something
Examples of hanker
By the middle of the winter, they were hankering for a warm day.
Origin of hanker
probably from Dutch dialect hankeren
First Known Use: 1627
Synonym Discussion of hanker
HANKER Defined for Kids
Definition of hanker
: to have a great desire <I'm hankering for chocolate.>
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