a feen for (something)

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a feen for (something)

Someone who has a frequent need or desire for something. ("Feen" comes from the word "fiend.") Get me away from the dessert table—you know I'm a feen for chocolate! I know you're a feen for fast food, but you should really have a salad every now and again. Before I got pregnant, I used to be a feen for sugar—now, I don't crave it at all.
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feen for something

in. to desire something habitually; to be a fiend for something. (From fiend, meaning addict, as in dope fiend.) Billy Bob’s feening for some grub.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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