Definitions for leaning

Definitions for (noun) leaning

Main entry: leaning

Definition: the act of deviating from a vertical position

Main entry: lean, leaning, list, tilt, inclination

Definition: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

Usage: the tower had a pronounced tilt; the ship developed a list to starboard; he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Main entry: proclivity, propensity, leaning

Definition: a natural inclination

Usage: he has a proclivity for exaggeration

Main entry: leaning, tendency, propensity

Definition: an inclination to do something

Usage: he felt leanings toward frivolity

Definitions for (adj) leaning

Main entry: tilted, tipped, atilt, leaning, canted

Definition: departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal

Usage: the leaning tower of Pisa; the headstones were tilted

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