Definitions of leaning

n the act of deviating from a vertical position

Type of:
act, deed, human action, human activity
something that people do or cause to happen

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

inclination, lean, list, tilt
Type of:
position, spatial relation
the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

n a natural inclination

proclivity, propensity
Type of:
disposition, inclination, tendency
an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

n an inclination to do something

“he felt leanings toward frivolity”
propensity, tendency
Type of:
that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking

adj departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal

“the leaning tower of Pisa”
atilt, canted, tilted, tipped
at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position

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