hurtin' for

hurtin' for something

Rur. in need of something. I went to fetch a bottle of cough syrup. My sick child was hurtin' for it. Jim was hurting for a new set of tools.
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It was actually hurtin' for rear He bursts out laughing.
8 miles with relative ease, but her soles were a hurtin' for the next couple of days.
Ashley, who befriended Robbie when he first moved to LA, added: "It's not like the guy's hurtin' for dough.
But I can tell you, we're hurtin' for some good lawyers .
When the wine wore off, the population of Elx was hurtin' for certain.