hankeringhankering | meaning of hankering in Collins Dictionarieshankering meaning, definition, what is hankering: A hankering for something is a desire or longing for it.: Learn more.A hankering for something is a desire or longing for it.What does hankering mean and how do you use hankering in a sentence?[URL]/hankering
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countable noun [N to-inf]
A hankeringfor something is a desire or longing for it. [+ for/after] ⇒ From time to time we all get a hankering for something a little different. ⇒ Have you always had a hankering to be an actress?
Forgot birthdays, mealtimes, hair appointments, anniversaries, all in a miasma of other-worldly hankering.Nicola Barker BEHINDLINGSGo clear out the dishwasher, if you're still hankering for something to do.MacLeod, Charlotte SOMETHING IN THE WATERPoor Paitoo, his colonial hankering of better days destroyed at the door of the choo.Dexter Petley WHITE LIESIn fact, he was starting to feel the nervous hankering toying powerfully with his insides.Chuck Logan VAPOR TRAIL