Definitions for likingˈlaɪ kɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lik•ingˈlaɪ kɪŋ(n.)

  1. preference; taste:

    a liking for popular music.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. liking(noun)

    a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment

    "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. liking(noun)ˈlaɪ kɪŋ

    the feeling that you like sth

    a liking for sweet foods

  2. likingˈlaɪ kɪŋ

    to begin to like

    The cat has taken a liking to her new toy.

  3. likingˈlaɪ kɪŋ

    indicates what sb does not like

    He's much too pessimistic for my liking.

  4. likingˈlaɪ kɪŋ

    attractive or interesting to sb

    The decor in here isn't really to my liking.


  1. liking(Noun)

    The action of the verb to like.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Liking

    of Like

  2. Liking

    looking; appearing; as, better or worse liking. See Like, to look

  3. Liking(noun)

    the state of being pleasing; a suiting. See On liking, below

  4. Liking(noun)

    the state of being pleased with, or attracted toward, some thing or person; hence, inclination; desire; pleasure; preference; -- often with for, formerly with to; as, it is an amusement I have no liking for

  5. Liking(noun)

    appearance; look; figure; state of body as to health or condition

Translations for liking

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a taste or fondness (for)

He has too great a liking for chocolate.

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