Meaning of “liking” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈlaɪkɪŋ/

[ no plural ] a feeling that you like someone or something:

He has a liking for young women.
take a liking to sb

to like someone immediately:

He obviously took a liking to her.
be too bright/sweet, etc for your liking

to be brighter/sweeter, etc than you like

be to sb's liking formal

to be the way that someone prefers something:

Is the wine to your liking, sir?

(Definition of “liking” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)