hanker for or after
Synonyms and Antonyms of hanker for or after
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), desire (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)Related Words spoil (for); adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in); favor, prefer; admire, appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; decline, refuse, reject, spurn
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