What does hankering mean?

Definitions for hankering

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hankering.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hankering, yen(noun)

    a yearning for something or to do something


  1. hankering(Noun)

    a strong restless desire or longing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hankering

    of Hanker


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hankering in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hankering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Dean:

    My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.

  2. Professor Robert Jackson:

    Evarcha culicivora has a particular hankering for Anopheles mosquitoes – the very mosquitoes notorious for being malaria vectors, this little spider is a predator that likes us and eats our enemies.


    Always remember the hankering for the 'other' is never for them, but to use them as a means of your EGO, you turn them into a commodity and thats why every relationship gets ruined. Mind YOU!

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