Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: liking
IPA transcription: [l'aɪkɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: liking
    Meaning: a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin"
Usage examples
  • To this young man Remsen took an especial liking.
  • "Not at all; and he may be right in not liking it.
  • She loved you once, ma'am; you began by liking her.
  • "I resigned in a proper manner, not liking the job.
  • When all was done to his liking he hastened quickly back to his master.
  • But seeing that it is not, I go after those objects for which I have a liking."
  • "She never got it said, but from the face of her, I believe she was liking it fairly well.
  • Liking realism, does he read Howells or the blood-curdling serial entitled "Piping the Mystery"?
  • I expressed a liking for Mr. Francis Osborne's works, and asked him what he thought of that writer.
  • That it is, however, a genuine liking, in altogether too many instances, I do not, in the least, doubt.