A strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure
I have a big craving for sweets.
In the fourth week, I had an intense craving for salt.
The craving for a cigarette often goes away in less than a week.
The demand for union was succeeded by a craving for independence.
It made no sense, but neither did the sudden craving for peanut butter that dragged her to the kitchen, where yet another man she wanted to avoid was lounging.