To be in great need of
To wish or long for; want:
To desire (someone to do something):
To feel sympathy, pity, etc. (for)
Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
Pant is defined as to breath rapidly, to beat quickly, or to strongly want something.
To have a desire; long; yearn
To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness:
Hone is defined as to sharpen or make something more effective.
Find another word for hanker. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hanker, like: crave, desire, wish for, want, be averse, ache, covet, long, pant, pine and wish.