lust for

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lust for

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. for two years of weight training and cardio, I've finally got the muscular body I've been lusting for 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.
See also: lust