liking liking  /ˈlaɪ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment

Usage(s):

  1. Once 5% of the teen girl population takes a liking to something, he says, 60% will join the bandwagon within a month.
  2. Not a lot of people, but a few, and those few were liking it.
  3. The egalitarian atmosphere at Taliesin West--everyone was expected to share in the house and yard work--was not to her liking.

News

  1. Merion members have hit off mats since October to keep the golf course in good shape

    The amount of preparation that goes into setting a golf course up for a major championship is nothing short of incredible. The USGA spends years building a golf course to their liking, making sure everything is ready for just four … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Devil Ball Golf via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Hanover Park Park District borrowing to replace tennis dome

    The indoor tennis dome at the Centre Court Athletic Club has collapsed one too many times for the liking of Hanover Park Park District officials, who this week approved a bond sale to fund its replacement. The board voted at a special meeting to borrow up to $500,000 for the project. "It's come to the end of its life a lot sooner than we had planned on," financial services administrator Larry ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. ‘It’s a pretty good bunch we got’

    Friends lend a neighborly fence-fixin’ hand to assist elk near Wapiti Wintering elk find the barbed wire fence in the foothills southeast of Wapiti a lot more to their liking, thanks to efforts by Wyoming Disabled Hunters Inc. and volunteers. A lot of fence was repaired around the Ballinger Wilderness Retreat a few miles southeast of Wapiti as the crow flies. The occasion was the 18th annual ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Powell Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I just think it's really easy to talk about not liking us because we're a private school," Krzyzewski said. "It's just true. That's just the way it is, and I'm okay with it. I think it helps us keep our edge."
    on Apr 4, 2010 By: Mike Krzyzewski Source: ESPN (blog)

  2. "We don't think we've been getting the job done," said Robbie Bach, president of the division. "In the past few months, we have been having to make Xbox 360 console repairs at a rate too high for our liking."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Robbie Bach Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I understand Pacquiao not liking having his blood taken, because frankly I don't know anyone who really does," said Mayweather. "But in a fight of this magnitude, I think it is our responsibility to subject ourselves to sportsmanship at the...
    on Dec 22, 2009 By: Floyd Mayweather Jr Source: Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

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