As nouns the difference between penchant and slant
is that penchant
is taste, liking, or inclination (for) while slant
is a slope or incline.
As a verb slant is
to lean, tilt or incline.
taste, liking, or inclination (for)
- He has a penchant for fine wine.
A slope or incline.
A bias, tendency, or leaning; a perspective or angle.
- The house was built on a bit of a slant and was never quite level.
(pejorative, ethnic slur) A person of East Asian descent, supposed to have slanting eyes.
(obsolete) An oblique reflection or gibe; a sarcastic remark.
- It was a well written article, but it had a bit of a leftist slant .
To lean, tilt or incline.
- If you slant the track a little more, the marble will roll down it faster.
To bias or skew.
- On the side of yonder slanting hill.
- The group tends to slant its policies in favor of the big businesses it serves.