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