Definition of 'penchant'
Example sentences containing 'penchant'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
His penchant for practical jokes was well known. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He had a penchant for fast cars and drove a Jaguar. The Sun (2013)Let's just say my husband doesn't share my penchant for house bling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Englishman may be a quiet soul, but he has a renowned sense of humour and a penchant for practical jokes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'penchant'
Used Occasionally. penchant is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'penchant'
British English: penchant NOUN
If someone has a penchant for something, they have a special liking for it or a tendency to do it.
...a stylish woman with a penchant for dark glasses.
Definition of penchant from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.