Craving - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkreɪvɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word craving
Brit.  |ˈkreɪvɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word craving
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to crave

noun

- an intense desire for some particular thing

Examples

I had a sudden craving for french fries, so I pulled into the nearest fast-food restaurant.

...a pregnant woman with a craving for pickles...

She had a craving for some chocolate.

the satisfaction of his deep craving for love

I was craving french fries, so I pulled into the nearest fast-food restaurant.

I can't seem to stop craving for cigarettes.

an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied

a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums

Word forms

noun
singular: craving
plural: cravings
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