craving

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noun crav·ing \ˈkrā-viŋ\

Definition of craving

  1. :  an intense, urgent, or abnormal desire or longing a craving for chocolate a craving for new experiences

Examples of craving in a Sentence

  1. I had a sudden craving for french fries, so I pulled into the nearest fast-food restaurant.

  2. a pregnant woman with a craving for pickles

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Origin and Etymology of craving

see crave


CRAVING Defined for English Language Learners

craving

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Definition of craving for English Language Learners

  • : a very strong desire for something


CRAVING Defined for Kids

craving

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noun crav·ing \ˈkrā-viŋ\

Definition of craving for Students

  1. :  a great desire or longing I have a craving for pizza.



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