Definition of there's no accounting for tastes (or taste) in English:

there's no accounting for tastes (or taste)

phrase

proverb
  • It's impossible to explain why different people like different things, especially those things which the speaker considers unappealing.

    • ‘As for why he'd buy you - David's a nice guy and deserves better, but there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘But even then, there's no accounting for taste, so I can't even categorically rule out the last bunch.’
    • ‘You might disagree with my view, but then there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘They DO like Papa Roach though, so there's no accounting for taste…’
    • ‘I've never had such interest shown in my PDA, which I think is much more entertaining, not to mention more likely to contain explosives, but there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘On the other hand my wife bought a Glock and married me, so there's no accounting for taste!’
    • ‘Not bad for a half hour or so of work; you might have thought that the enormous bounce in album sales worldwide would have been enough, but then there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘I guess there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘I actually enjoyed Reign Of Fire, so there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘Taste might seem completely subjective - we all know the saying there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘But, as they point out there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘Still, there's no accounting for taste - and she did, allegedly, have that tattoo on her ankle.’
    • ‘And the only computer I had access to would immediately shut down every time I tried to log into this page (there's no accounting for tastes.)’
    • ‘I like reading a Hooton poem but there's no accounting for tastes.’
    • ‘Well, it just proves once again that there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘You may be wondering why she was ever with me in the first place, but there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘But, I suppose there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘I thought it was tacky with garbage music, but hey, there's no accounting for taste.’
    • ‘As for why people have jerks in their lives, Prudie cannot help but think of the old joke: When told her son was wanted by the police, the woman said, ‘Well, there's no accounting for taste.’’
    • ‘The right mood music can do a lot for an evening of love, but there's no accounting for taste.’