pine after

Definition of pine after


  1. :  to want or desire (someone or something) very much teenage girls pining after rock stars

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of a genus (Pinus of the family Pinaceae, the pine family) of coniferous evergreen trees that have slender elongated needles and include some valuable timber trees and ornamentals

    :  the straight-grained white or yellow usually durable and resinous wood of a pine varying from extreme softness in the white pine to hardness in the longleaf pine

    :  any of various Australian coniferous trees (as of the genera Callitris or Araucaria)

  1. :  to lose vigor, health, or flesh (as through grief) :  languish

    :  to yearn intensely and persistently especially for something unattainable

  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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