AskDefine | Define craving

Dictionary Definition

craving n : an intense desire for some particular thing

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A strong desire; yearning


A strong desire; yearning


  1. Present participle of to crave.

Extensive Definition

Crave or craving may refer to:
Crave or craving may also be:
  • Taṇhā, a concept in Buddhism
  • Jaimee Foxworth (born 1979), used the stage name Crave in adult films
  • A blog and video podcast on CNET

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

a habit, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholism, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, an universal wolf, appetence, appetency, appetite, appetition, athirst, barbiturate addiction, barbiturism, chain smoking, chronic alcoholism, cocainism, consumed with desire, coveting, crash, dependence, devoured by desire, dipsomania, drug addiction, drug culture, drug dependence, fervid, habituation, hunger, hungering, hungry, itch, itching, lust, mad with lust, mania, nicotine addiction, passion, physical dependence, prurience, pruriency, prurient, psychological dependence, sexual desire, thirst, thirsting, thirsty, tolerance, urge, withdrawal sickness, withdrawal symptoms
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