English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɹeɪ.vɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪvɪŋ

Etymology 1 edit

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

Noun edit

craving (plural cravings)

  1. A strong desire; yearning.
Descendants edit
  • Jamaican Creole: craven
Translations edit

Etymology 2 edit

From crave.

Verb edit


  1. present participle and gerund of crave

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