Translation of penchant in Spanish:


inclinación por, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛn(t)ʃ(ə)nt/ /ˈpɒ̃ʃɒ̃/


  • 1penchant for

    (liking) inclinación por feminine
    (liking) afición por feminine
    (tendency) tendencia a feminine
    • History in Edinburgh has a peculiar penchant for throwing together people, politics and passion.
    • That is a perennial weakness of princes - a penchant for false-hearted favourites.
    • Both women had a penchant for people with titles, even spurious ones.
    • You may have guessed that I have a penchant for love poems, well I suppose I'm just an old romantic at heart.
    • Bet you didn't know I was a whizz knitter with a special penchant for fancy multi-coloured designs.
    • The pictures show a country with a truly biased curriculum and a penchant for martyrdom.
    • His penchant for tall, rakish women and strong, musclebound men is alive and well and still living in New York.
    • The most important of these tendencies are a deep passion for equality itself and a penchant for independent action.
    • This year's federal election campaign still suggests a penchant for refusing to confront reality.
    • As well as a love of vegetables he has a penchant for historical documentaries.
    • We thought he was a great big fat squeaky-voiced cricketer with a tiresome penchant for laddish behaviour.
    • Are you a 13-16 year old girl with a penchant for acting and a future as bright as the sun itself?
    • 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.
    • Just ask its programming boss, an energetic philosophy graduate with a penchant for John Stuart Mill.
    • He also has a penchant for catchy one-liners, ideally suited to television.
    • We've all encountered characters with a penchant for telling tall tales.
    • Those with a penchant for acting on the silver screen need not be disappointed.
    • She plays a New York socialite and actress who is a lousy mother and has a penchant for good-looking young men.
    • Photographs show her as glamorous with a penchant for fashions with a nipped-in waist and large hats.
    • The Bulgarian has a penchant for going to ground easily under challenges.