Craving Definition

krāvĭng
cravings
noun
An intense and prolonged desire; yearning or appetite, as for affection or a food or drug.
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The definition of a craving is a very strong desire.
An example of a craving is a pregnant woman absolutely needing to eat frozen yogurt.
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verb
Craving means to want something very much.
An example of craving is wanting water when you are very thirsty.
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Present participle of crave.

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Other Word Forms of Craving

Noun

Singular:
craving
Plural:
cravings

Origin of Craving

  • From Middle English cravinge, from Old English crafing (“claim, demand”), equivalent to crave +‎ -ing.

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  • From crave.

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