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Synonyms for penchant
ˈpɛn tʃənt; (esp. Brit.)Fr. pɑ̃ˈʃɑ̃pen·chant

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Wiktionary3.7 / 3 votes

  1. penchantnoun

    Synonyms:
    desire

  2. penchantnoun

    taste, liking, or inclination (for)

    He has a penchant for fine wine.

    Synonyms:
    desire

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 5 votes

  1. preference, penchant, predilection, tastenoun

    a strong liking

    "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"

    Synonyms:
    taste perception, predilection, appreciation, taste sensation, druthers, perceptiveness, tasting, gustation, gustatory perception, taste, preference, sense of taste, orientation, discernment, gustatory sensation, gustatory modality, mouthful

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. penchantnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Fr.] inclination, bent, propensity, proneness, proclivity, disposition, tendency, turn, leaning, predisposition, liking, fondness, predilection

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "penchant":

    fondness, propensity, inclination, tilt, hard-on

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How to use penchant in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    I really deplore the tone of his campaign, the inflammatory rhetoric that he is using to divide people, and his going after groups of people with hateful, incendiary rhetoric, it's not the first time he's demonstrated a penchant for sexism.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    It's not the first time he's demonstrated a penchant for sexism.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I don't respond to him personally, because he thrives on that kind of exchange. I think he has to answer for what he says, and I assume that others will make the larger point about his language. It's not the first time he's demonstrated a penchant for sexism. Again, I'm not sure anybody's surprised that he keeps pushing the envelope.

  4. Paul Lindsay:

    It's less than the figure they quote, but we'll cut Marco some slack since we know he has a penchant for not being able to add up expenses very well, we are very prepared for March and believe Jeb will be in a strong position at the end of February.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Hillary, when you complain about 'a penchant for sexism,' who are you referring to. I have great respect for women. BE CAREFUL!


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