- penchant: see pendulum
- penchant (n.)
- 1670s, from French penchant, noun use of present participle of Old French pencher "to incline," from Vulgar Latin *pendicare, a frequentative formed from Latin pendere "to hang" (see pendant (n.)).
- 1. She has a penchant for champagne.
- 2. She has a penchant for Indian food.
- 3. He had a penchant for playing jokes on people.
- 4. Despite her penchant for chitchat , Yvonne was no birdbrain, Martin discovered.
- 马丁发现, 尽管伊冯非常喜欢瞎聊,可她并不是没头脑.
- 5. He seems to have a penchant for my children.
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