be jonesing for (something)

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be jonesing for (something)

slang To have a strong desire or craving for something, sometimes due to addiction. Want to meet me at the court a little later? I've been jonesing for some basketball lately. I gave up smoking this morning, and I'm already majorly jonesing for a cigarette! Of course you're jonesing for caffeine—you normally drink three cups of coffee a day.
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