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 Dictionary entry overview: What does yearner mean? 

YEARNER (noun)
  The noun YEARNER has 1 sense:

1. a person with a strong desire for something

  Familiarity information: YEARNER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

YEARNER (noun)

Sense 1yearner [BACK TO TOP]


A person with a strong desire for something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


longer; thirster; yearner

Context examples:

a longer for money / a thirster after blood / a yearner for knowledge

Hypernyms ("yearner" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

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