Part of speech:
Strong desire; yearning
The definition of a wish is a desire for something.
(Uncountable) The feeling of desire.
A strong desire or craving:
Any strong desire; craving
An impulse that prompts action or effort:
The definition of a want is something desired or wished for.
A persistent, often melancholy desire; a longing:
A coin or note worth one yen.
An intense or definite dislike; antipathy; repugnance
A strong feeling of dislike or ill will; hatred
The definition of a dislike is a feeling of not liking someone or something.
To long for; want.
To yearn or long
To want sexually
An irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part
Find another word for hankering. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hankering, like: craving, longing, wish, desire, hunger, thirst, urge, want, yearning, yen and aversion.