lust after

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lust after

1. To have a strong sexual desire for someone. Sarah's been lusting after 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 after A good advertising agency doesn't cater to what customers lust after—it decides what that is.
See also: after, lust

lust after someone

 and lust for someone
to desire someone sexually. You could see that Sam was lusting after Sally. Roger claims that he does not lust for anyone.
See also: after, lust

lust after

v.
1. To desire someone sexually: My college roommate lusts after the resident assistant.
2. To have an overwhelming desire or craving for something: I lust after chocolate, and I'm always snacking on fudge.
See also: after, lust
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I felt sorry for them--for the older guys, the men in their 40s and 50s, that ever-present clump of middle-aged men who hung out in bars they were way too old for and lusted after guys who were way too young for them.
When I got to know some of these older guys I was shocked--shocked!--to discover that not all of them lusted after me and my young friends.
A REPORT from the government-backed Economic and Social Research Council has found that women now lust after men as much as men traditionally lusted after women.
I am 57 and nobody has ever lusted after me and those years, when I might have prompted lustful thoughts, are disappearing as fast as hopes in a bingo hall.
So was Angela (the gorgeous beautiful slender best mate of mine - the one husband lusted after).