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.
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.
Though he may be described as an acquired taste, it's a taste you, frankly, ought to have acquired by now.
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.
Yes, Keith is an acquired taste that some people will never acquire, no matter how many prime-time programmes ITV thrusts at him.
Ok, fine, maybe they're an acquired taste and all that.
Mescal is an acquired taste," agrees Ann Stickler, senior vice president and managing director of Tequila at Brown-Forman.
Derek is an acquired taste, but all my stuff is," admits Ricky, 52.
Like the hotel of the title, this immaculate pink and white wedding cake of a creation is textured, rich and slightly nutty - though it may be something of an acquired taste.
25pm An acquired taste, but if you're in the mood, this is a very funny sitcom starring Matt 'Radio Voiceover Man' Berry, as actor Stephen Toast.