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See definition of hanker for on Dictionary.com
  • as inlike
  • as inwish for
  • as incovet
  • as inhanker after/hanker for

synonyms for hanker for

  • admire
  • appreciate
  • go for
  • love
  • adore
  • approve
  • cherish
  • dig
  • esteem
  • exclaim
  • fancy
  • prize
  • relish
  • savor
  • be gratified by
  • be keen on
  • be partial to
  • be pleased by
  • be sweet on
  • care for
  • care to
  • delight in
  • derive pleasure from
  • dote on
  • feast on
  • find appealing
  • get a kick out of
  • hold dear
  • indulge in
  • luxuriate in
  • rejoice in
  • revel in
  • stuck on
  • take an interest in
  • take delight in
  • take satisfaction in
  • take to

antonyms for hanker for

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • scorn
  • despise
  • not care
  • refuse
  • ignore
    • dislike
    • hate
    • abjure
    • be generous
    • give
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    How to use hanker for in a sentence

    I've seen just enough of flying fishes to hanker after Mandalay, just enough of Spaniards to long for a sight of Spain.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
    REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
    At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
    REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
    Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    But no other instance of for-tened is known, nor yet of crece as short for increes (increase).
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    At length the long looked-for copy arrived, he saw it, composed himself and died, 1543.
    GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
    It was nearly eleven o'clock when the free-for-all running race was announced.
    THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
    The sepoys usually swarm out hell-for-leather and we rush to meet them.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    The good man then devoted his unlooked-for fortune to philanthropies in concert with Judge Popinot.
    REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
    Both ladies evidently enjoyed the unhoped-for but well-deserved rest.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO HANKER FOR

    • aspire to
    • begrudge
    • choose
    • crave
    • desiderate
    • envy
    • fancy
    • hanker for
    • have eye on
    • have hots for
    • itch for
    • long for
    • lust after
    • spoil for
    • thirst for
    • want
    • wish for
    • yearn for
    • yen for
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