acquired taste


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acquired taste

n.
One that is unpleasant on immediate experience or is likeable only after being experienced repeatedly.

acquired taste

n
1. a liking for something that is at first considered unpleasant
2. the thing so liked
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Noun1.acquired taste - a preference that is only acquired after considerable experienceacquired taste - a preference that is only acquired after considerable experience; "martinis are an acquired taste"
penchant, preference, taste, predilection - a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
References in classic literature ?
humane and is consistent with an acquired taste for human flesh.
SCOTLAND'S national dish has been given a new twist - and it might be a bit of an acquired taste.
If the feline in your life is good - or an acquired taste - enough to be Cat Of The Week send a photo and details to polly.
I understand that not everyone appreciates Patti Smith's music, and some might call it an acquired taste, but for those of us to whom it speaks on a primal level, there is nothing like it.
If you're gonna serve dishes wherein you need to have acquired taste in order to appreciate it, at least present it accurately.
A book that I think may be rather an acquired taste for adults, I am sure it will however be popular to a wide range of older primary aged children, many of which will already be attuned to computer games where individuals are matched against each other.
Cowboys-and-Indians antics have rarely been more antic than they are in "Bone Tomahawk," a gleefully grisly genre gazpacho that matches a rousing sense of Old West derring-do to a comic sensibility as dark as chewing tobacco--and at least as much of an acquired taste.
Haifa's style is an acquired taste, but her critics thought this particular number was OTT for a concert in the conservative northern coast of Egypt.
Acquired taste "Every household has a kimchi refrigerator nowadays.
Both are dark, intense and denitely a grown-up, acquired taste that won't suit everyone.
Both are dark, intense and definitely a grown-up, acquired taste that won't suit everyone.
Melchionne proposes three categories of taste: discovery taste, acquired taste, and counterfeit taste.