Definition of leaning in English:

leaning

noun

  • A tendency or partiality of a particular kind.

    ‘his early leanings towards socialism’
    • ‘You could eat an entire meal here without realizing that the food has Peruvian leanings.’
    • ‘What are some leader leanings liable to leave an organization losing?’
    • ‘There's nothing startling about the academy's ideological leanings.’
    inclination, tendency, bent, proclivity, propensity, penchant, predisposition, predilection, proneness, partiality, preference, disposition, orientation, bias, attraction, liking, fancy, fondness, taste
    weakness, hankering, appetite, thirst
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Pronunciation:

leaning

/ˈliːnɪŋ/