Synonyms of hanker in English:

hanker

verb

  • 1 I hanker to go home
    yearn, long, crave, desire, wish, want, hunger, thirst, lust, ache, pant, be eager, be desperate, be eating one's heart out; fancy, pine
    informal be dying, have a yen, itch
  • Definition of hanker in:

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    Word of the day hypnopompic
    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    adjective
    relating to the state immediately preceding waking up