Focus on the pronunciation of hanker
English definition of “hanker”
/ˈhæŋ·kər/ v [I]
› to have a strong desire for something: I’ve been hankering for a hot dog. [+ to infinitive] I always hankered to go to Nashville. hankering
/ˈhæŋ·kər·ɪŋ/ n [C] › She’s got a hankering to write plays.