- the feeling of liking or enjoying something or someone
- The colors are too bright for my liking. [=I like colors that are less bright]
- He has a (strong) liking for spicy foods. [=he likes spicy foods]
- She has a liking for loud music.
- She never showed any liking for him.
- He took a liking to his new neighbor.
- She took an immediate liking to sailing when she tried it for the first time.
- She reads poetry, but fiction is much more to her liking.