something regarded with special favor or liking
"that book is one of my favorites"
darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, ducky(noun)
a special loved one
front-runner, favorite, favourite(adj)
a competitor thought likely to win
appealing to the general public
"a favorite tourist attraction"
favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(adj)
preferred above all others and treated with partiality
"the favored child"
Preferred one, one with special favor
The teacher's favorite always went first.
Expected or most probable to win.
He's the favorite, he'll probably be elected.
To add to one's list of favorites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.
That is my favorite flavor of ice cream, I'd eat it daily if I could.
Origin: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.
a person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one preferred above others; especially, one unduly loved, trusted, and enriched with favors by a person of high rank or authority
short curls dangling over the temples; -- fashionable in the reign of Charles II
the competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor standing highest in the betting
regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child
Origin: [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]
The numerical value of favorite in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of favorite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Tommy Richard, who's your favorite little rascal Alfalfa or is it Spanky
When asked about his favorite song, I think 'Hail to the Chief' has a nice ring to it.
If your favorite team is not in the running, then you kind of switch over to your second favorite.
You can't deny laughter when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.
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Translations for favorite
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- preferit, favoritCatalan, Valencian
- Liebling, liebst, FavoritGerman
- predilecto, preferido, favoritoSpanish
- ennakkosuosikki, mieli-, lempi-, lellikki, suosikkiFinnish
- favori, préféré, chouchouFrench
- preferido, favoritoGalician
- רצוי, מועדףHebrew
- preferito, favorito, amatoItalian
- 最も好き, お気に入りJapanese
- ფავორიტი, საყვარელიGeorgian
- lievelings-, favoriet, geliefkoostDutch
- yndlings, favorittNorwegian
- ulubiony, ulubieniec, faworytPolish
- favorito, preferido, prediletoPortuguese
- favorită, favoritRomanian
- излюбленный, любимыйRussian
- omiljen, najdraži, favoritSerbo-Croatian
- en sevdiğiTurkish
- yêu thíchVietnamese
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