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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A strong liking for or bias in favor of something.

Usage examples (34)
  • The young couple had a penchant for Italian restaurants and romantic films.
  • The Irish have a penchant for blarney
  • And he fears updating the Copyright Act will blow up because of the Tory's short-term penchant for slogans and electioneering.
  • Karamargin, a spokesman for Ms. Giffords, called her penchant for frugality. for more
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