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noun as in strong desire

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If you have a hankering for a hamburger, math may have some timesaving cooking tips for you.

That leaves free-tier Google users with indefinitely mediocre search capabilities and a hankering for a savory snack.

If you have a hankering for a post-workout refreshment in Back Bay, hit up Jugos and Supremo—an all-natural juice and smoothie bar with a few small bites.

Isaacman, the 37-year-old billionaire founder of online payment processing provider Shift4 payments, is a private pilot who always had a hankering to go to space.

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Some would no doubt keep dancing as they waited for the L train, hankering for the next episode of Morning Gloryville.

Indeed, this is not the kind of shop that would appeal to the 50-something woman with a hankering for flash and sizzle.

But Israelis and Palestinians don't vote in U.S. elections, whether they're hankering for peace or not.

Why go patrolling with a nine-millimeter pistol if you are not angrily hankering to use it?

Food Destination Hankering for some sun and sand right here in the States?

He had seen men in that mood before, and he had no hankering for trouble which is vastly easier to start than it is to stop.

There's the widow Babbage, down to Dock: she always had a hankering for you.

Anyhow Im not hankering to go pushin on with that redoubt bunch shootin holes in my back, which theyd surely do.

I have always had a hankering after this sort of life, and I find it was a true instinct of what would suit me.

Wagner still had a hankering after imposing spectacle and brilliant choral writing.

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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hankering, such as: craving, pining, yearning, ache, druthers, and hunger.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.