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hanker


hanker for or after

verb

Definition of HANKER

to have an earnest wish to own or enjoy <hankering for some company in his lonely mountain cabin> <hanker after a life of leisure>
Synonyms ache (for), covet, crave, desiderate, die (for), hanker (for or after), hunger (for), itch (for), jones (for) [slang], long (for), lust (for or after), pant (after), pine (for), repine (for), salivate (for), sigh (for), thirst (for), want, wish (for), yearn (for), yen (for)

February 28, 2015
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