penchant

Definitions

0 Vote up! noun. A definite liking; a strong inclination. See Synonyms at predilection.
0 Vote up! noun. taste, liking, or inclination (for)
0 Vote up! noun. Inclination; decided taste; bias.
0 Vote up! noun. A game like bézique, or, in the game, any queen and jack of different suits held together.
0 Vote up! noun. Strong inclination; decided taste; liking; bias.
0 Vote up! noun. a strong liking

Usage

0 Vote up! His penchant is for the gargantuan – auto companies, school violence, capitalism, health care.
0 Vote up! That agents of the state of Israel are behind much if not all of the "Hamas rockets" is a reasonable conclusion and backed up by the Israeli governments long term penchant for fabricating Muslim terrorism.
0 Vote up! And he fears updating the Copyright Act will blow up because of the Tory's short-term penchant for slogans and electioneering.
0 Vote up! The cable is embarrassing for Mr. King, whose r ole in setting the country ' s interest rate is supposed to be apolitical and has fed into mounting criticism of the central banker for what has been described as his penchant for exerting political pressure.
0 Vote up! FAIR called his penchant for attacking Muslim countries "an O'Reilly trademark", and "his disregard for Muslim civilians is matched by the anti-Muslim sentiments he frequently expresses on both his nationally syndicated radio show, the Radio Factor," reaching 3.5 million listeners, and his top-rated FNC show.

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! penchant sounds like pention............generally retired people have strong liking towards pention

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Mnemonic " penchant sounds like pention............generally retired people have strong liking towards pention " 3 years 4 months ago.