HyperDic: penchant

English > 1 sense of the word penchant:
NOUNfeelingpenchant, preference, predilection, tastea strong liking
penchant > pronunciation
Soundspeh'nchahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > penchant: 1 sense > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA strong liking.
Example "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
Synonymspreference, predilection, taste
Narroweracquired tasteA preference that is only acquired after considerable experience
weaknessA penchant for something even though it might not be good for you
BroaderlikingA feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
Spanishgusto, inclinación, predilección, preferencia
Catalanpredilecció, preferència

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