One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A tendency or partiality of a particular kind.‘despite his liberal leanings, he had little sympathy for the individuals concerned’
inclination, tendency, bent, proclivity, propensity, penchant, predisposition, predilection, proneness, partiality, preference, disposition, orientation, bias, attraction, liking, fancy, fondness, tasteView synonyms
- ‘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.’
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