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leaning

Line breaks: lean|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈliːnɪŋ
 
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Definition of leaning in English:

noun

(often leanings)
A tendency or partiality of a particular kind: his early leanings towards socialism
More example sentences
  • What are some leader leanings liable to leave an organization losing?
  • There's nothing startling about the academy's ideological leanings.
  • You could eat an entire meal here without realizing that the food has Peruvian leanings.
Synonyms

Words that rhyme with leaning

greening, meaning, overweening, screening, spring-cleaning

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