Definition of craving
: an intense, urgent, or abnormal desire or longing a craving for chocolate a craving for new experiences
Examples of craving in a Sentence
I had a sudden craving for french fries, so I pulled into the nearest fast-food restaurant.
a pregnant woman with a craving for pickles
Recent Examples of craving from the Web
Adults in the capital are forced to share their homes with strangers far beyond their student years, meaning that their first place can sometimes be so alienating it leaves them with a craving for, rather than a feeling of, home.
Under golden arches isn't the only place to satisfy your craving though--Birmingham has an abundance of French fry options in every shape, form, and flavor.
The drugs limit cravings and withdrawal symptoms associated with opioid addiction (heroin addicts, by contrast, require ever-greater doses of the drug).
There may be something to temporarily blocking sense of smell in obese people to knock out food cravings or overeating, the researchers said.
Besides two music stages, 14 Kansas City food trucks and vendors will satisfy festival cravings.
Buprenorphine is used to curb cravings, prevent withdrawal, stabilize a person's brain and allow the patient to respond to counseling and function normally in society.
To feed that craving, local restaurants are more than willing to cook so families don't have to do the work or be tempted to sample what's on the stove.
The monster piece of crispy boneless breast meat on top of a glazed long john crushes the sweet and carb cravings in one swoop — no maple syrup necessary (and thus, no sog).
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CRAVING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of craving for English Language Learners
: a very strong desire for something
CRAVING Defined for Kids
Definition of craving for Students
: a great desire or longing I have a craving for pizza.
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