English to Afrikaans Meaning :: penchant

Penchant :
- voorliefdepenchants

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Noun(1) a strong liking

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(1) History in Edinburgh has a peculiar penchant for throwing together people, politics and passion.(2) Both women had a penchant for people with titles, even spurious ones.(3) Photographs show her as glamorous with a penchant for fashions with a nipped-in waist and large hats.(4) We thought he was a great big fat squeaky-voiced cricketer with a tiresome penchant for laddish behaviour.(5) he has a penchant for adopting stray dogs(6) Those with a penchant for acting on the silver screen need not be disappointed.(7) This year's federal election campaign still suggests a penchant for refusing to confront reality.(8) Just ask its programming boss, an energetic philosophy graduate with a penchant for John Stuart Mill.(9) As well as a love of vegetables he has a penchant for historical documentaries.(10) He also has a penchant for catchy one-liners, ideally suited to television.(11) You may have guessed that I have a penchant for love poems, well I suppose I'm just an old romantic at heart.(12) Are you a 13-16 year old girl with a penchant for acting and a future as bright as the sun itself?(13) The Bulgarian has a penchant for going to ground easily under challenges.(14) 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.(15) We've all encountered characters with a penchant for telling tall tales.(16) The most important of these tendencies are a deep passion for equality itself and a penchant for independent action.
Related Words
1. liking ::
2. fondness ::
3. preference ::
4. taste ::
5. relish ::
6. appetite ::
7. partiality ::
8. soft spot ::
sagte plek
9. love ::
10. passion ::
11. desire ::
12. fancy ::
13. whim ::
14. weakness ::
15. inclination ::
16. bent ::
17. bias ::
18. proclivity ::
19. predilection ::
Different Forms
penchant, penchants
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You couple that with his penchant for
dining out and shopping--

You couple that with his PENCHANT for dining out and shopping--

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 17

Hey. Next, why don\'t we tackle
your penchant for whining...

Hey. Next, why don't we tackle your PENCHANT for whining...

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 24

My mother\'s always had
a penchant for drama.

My mother's always had a PENCHANT for drama.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 1

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