Translation of yen in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /jen/


  • 1 (longing) [colloquial/familiar] (no plural/sin plural) to have a yen to + infinitive/infinitivo morirse* de ganas de + infinitive/infinitivo [colloquial/familiar], tener* unas ganas locas de + infinitive/infinitivo [colloquial/familiar]to have a yen for sth she has a yen for travel se muere de ganas or tiene unas ganas locas de viajar [colloquial/familiar]
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    • While growing up I watched my three brothers play baseball and always had a yen to join them.
    • If you have a yen for the ole west, you'll find what you are looking for in Morris starting next week.
    • Diesel, quite improbably, had always had a yen to act with the grande dame.

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