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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A yearning for something or to do something.

Usage examples (37)
  • Anyhow, since I am otherwise entirely urban, it seems unlikely that this particular hankering is going to be satisfied in the near future.
  • Conservatives, "hankering" after the offices, accepted unconditionally the annexation of Texas, they were called Hunkers.
  • Poor stiff-necked, lonely, "hankering" Sam! to be so harshly reproved for his harmlessly sociable intents.
  • "hankering," it was said, after the offices to be given by an for more
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