WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
pen•chant /ˈpɛntʃənt/USA pronunciation n. [countable]

    a strong desire, interest, taste, or liking for something:a penchant for fast cars.
See -pend-.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

penchant /ˈpɒŋʃɒŋ/ n
  1. a strong inclination or liking; bent or taste
Etymology: 17th Century: from French, from pencher to incline, from Latin pendēre to be suspended

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