craved craved  /ˈkreɪvd/


  • (adj) wanted intensely


  1. As a fashion student, magazine stylist and DJ in 1990s Tokyo, Nigo could never find exactly the quality-crafted, cooler-than-thou T shirts he and his buddies craved.
  2. A voracious autodidact, Borduas craved escape from the stifling local art scene.
  3. So evolution favored those who craved energy-rich, fatty foods--and whose metabolism stored excess calories against times of famine.


  1. Indians 5, Twins 1: Kazmir has strong start to spark win

    CLEVELAND: Just when everyone in Wahoo Nation was practically certain that Scott Kazmir wasn’t a guy whose autograph they craved, he got up off the mat and delivered a skillful performance.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Akron Beacon Journal

  2. My Kids Are Obsessed With Technology, and It’s All My Fault

    They crave SpongeBob. I craved Asteroids. But we’re both really looking for the same thing.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. "Alex monopolized the attention," Torre says in the book. "We never really had anybody who craved the attention."
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Joe Torre Source: New York Times

  2. "This privacy has been cruelly shattered. I hope that David and all those people close to him will now be granted the privacy he has always craved," Clegg said.
    on May 29, 2010 By: Nick Clegg Source: Times Online

  3. "You know why it's not an issue? Because Alex isn't like that. If Alex was like that and just craved the spotlight and just talked about himself, then maybe it would rub guys the wrong way," Laich said. "We haven't heard Alex say one word...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Brooks Laich Source: USA Today

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