lust after

lust after
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. long for, deSire, hunger for, wish for; see want 1 .

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  • lust after — phrasal verb lust after or lust for [transitive] Word forms lust after : present tense I/you/we/they lust after he/she/it lusts after present participle lusting after past tense lusted after past participle lusted after 1) lust after/for someone… …   English dictionary

  • lust after — or lust for 1) PHRASAL VERB If you lust after someone or lust for them, you feel a very strong sexual desire for them. [V P n] From what I hear, half the campus is lusting after her. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you lust after or lust for something, you… …   English dictionary

  • lust after somebody — ˈlust after/for sb/sth derived (often disapproving) to feel an extremely strong, especially sexual, desire for sb/sth Main entry: ↑lustderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • lust after something — ˈlust after/for sb/sth derived (often disapproving) to feel an extremely strong, especially sexual, desire for sb/sth Main entry: ↑lustderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • lust after — Synonyms and related words: aim at, aspire after, be desirous of, be in heat, choose, come in, covet, crave, crave after, crawl after, desiderate, desire, estruate, fancy, favor, hanker after, have designs on, hunger after, itch for, like, love,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lust after — verb have a strong sexual desire for he is lusting after his secretary • Syn: ↑lech after • Hypernyms: ↑desire, ↑want • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

  • lust after someone — he lusted after his employer s wife Syn: desire, be consumed with desire for; informal fancy, have a thing about/for, drool over …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • lust after — 1. Long for, desire eagerly or inordinately. 2. Have carnal desire for …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ˈlust after sb — phrasal verb to want to have sex with a particular person …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Lust after smb. — want (someone) sexually …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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