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hankering

[ hang-ker-ing ]
/ ˈhæŋ kər ɪŋ /
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noun
a longing; craving.
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Origin of hankering

First recorded in 1655–65; hanker + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM hankering

han·ker·ing·ly, adverb

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