from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that is unpleasant on immediate experience or is likeable only after being experienced repeatedly.
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- n. A taste which is not natural or innate, but which has developed through habit or learning.
- n. Something that is appreciated only after having initially been regarded as unappealing or unpleasant; a person who is regarded as difficult or dislikable but of whom at least some have grown to approve.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a preference that is only acquired after considerable experience
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