Related formshan·ker·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for hankering (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hanker
Related formshan·ker·er, noun
Examples from the Web for hankering
Some would no doubt keep dancing as they waited for the L train, hankering for the next episode of Morning Gloryville.The Drug-Free Breakfast Rave Is New York’s Latest Exercise Trend|Jessica Burdon|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, this is not the kind of shop that would appeal to the 50-something woman with a hankering for flash and sizzle.Fashion of a Certain Age New Website Halsbrook.com Caters to Mature Shoppers|Robin Givhan|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Israelis and Palestinians don't vote in U.S. elections, whether they're hankering for peace or not.
And Betsy grew hot at the mere idea of my hankering after a miller's affairs, as she very rudely expressed it.Erema|R. D. Blackmore
She is also, I should imagine, hankering after the fleshpots.Jacob's Ladder|E. Phillips Oppenheim
"I don't know of any one specially that's hankering for railroad-lines round here," said he.The Rainy Day Railroad War|Holman Day
Gave graphic description of his hanging about Holyrood Palace hankering after admission.
I wished at times that the hankering might have been more mutual.Remarks|Bill Nye