lust for (someone or something)

lust for (someone or something)

1. To have a strong sexual desire for someone. Sarah's been lusting for our waiter all night, so I wrote her number on a napkin and told him to call her when he finishes work.
2. To have an intense craving or obsessive desire for something. After two years of weight training and cardio, I've finally got the muscular body I've been lusting for. If you lust for riches, you will become a servant to your own greed. A good advertising agency doesn't cater to what customers lust for—it decides what that is.
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lust for something

Fig. to desire something. He says he lusts for a nice cold can of beer. Mary lusts for rich and fattening ice cream.
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