Angling vs Hanker - What's the difference?

angling | hanker |


As verbs the difference between angling and hanker

is that angling is (fishing) while hanker is to crave, want or desire.

As a noun angling

is a form of fishing, with a rod, line and angle (hook) for recreation or sport.

angling

English

Verb

(head)
  • (fishing)
  • Noun

    (wikipedia angling)
  • A form of fishing, with a rod, line and angle (hook) for recreation or sport.
  • * Thomas Barker
  • It is a speciall point to have the sun and moon before you, for the very motion of the rod drives all pleasure from you, either by day or by night; in all your anglings , both with worms and flyes, there must be a great care of that.

    Synonyms

    * the gentle craft

    hanker

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To crave, want or desire.
  • If you hanker for chocolate, you'll like this fudge recipe.
  • *2012 , The Economist, 13 Oct 2012, Butlers: Very good, sir
  • *:[...] the newly rich hanker after old aristocratic glitz.
  • Usage notes

    * Usually used with for, as in the example above; after may also be used.

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