Definition Of penchant


a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something.

he has a penchant for adopting stray dogs

Example Of penchant

  • Anyone with a penchant for numbers can have a go at guessing the number of coffee beans in a huge jar on the day to receive a prize.

  • Are you a 13-16 year old girl with a penchant for acting and a future as bright as the sun itself?

  • As well as a love of vegetables he has a penchant for historical documentaries.

  • Bet you didn't know I was a whizz knitter with a special penchant for fancy multi-coloured designs.

  • Both women had a penchant for people with titles, even spurious ones.

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