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Noun: yen  yen
  1. A yearning for something or to do something
    - hankering
  2. The basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
Verb: yen (yenned,yenning)  yen
  1. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present
    "She yenned for a cigarette";
    - ache, yearn, pine, languish

Derived forms: yenning, yens, yenned

Type of: hanker, hungriness, Japanese monetary unit, long, longing, pant [informal], yearn, yearning

Encyclopedia: Yen