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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Desire strongly or persistently.

Usage examples (35)
  • And look o'er the field -- yes! and "hanker" for more.
  • The solitude appealed to her sense of freedom; she did not "hanker" after a society she had never known.
  • Maybe there's a teary eye, that needs a little hanker
  • Maybe Susan Jane'll kind o 'hanker arter the care I gave. for more
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