Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun yen

2 senses of yen

Sense 1
hankering, yen -- (a yearning for something or to do something)
       => longing, yearning, hungriness -- (prolonged unfulfilled desire or need)

Sense 2
yen -- (the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen)
       => Japanese monetary unit -- (monetary unit in Japan)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb yen

1 sense of yen

Sense 1
ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish -- (have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover")
       => hanker, long, yearn -- (desire strongly or persistently)

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