What does favorite mean?

Definitions for favorite
ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪtfa·vorite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. favorite, favouritenoun

    something regarded with special favor or liking

    "that book is one of my favorites"

  2. darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, duckynoun

    a special loved one

  3. front-runner, favorite, favouriteadjective

    a competitor thought likely to win

  4. favorite, favouriteadjective

    appealing to the general public

    "a favorite tourist attraction"

  5. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentadjective

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"


  1. favoritenoun

    Preferred one, one with special favor

    The teacher's favorite always went first.

  2. favoritenoun

    Expected or most probable to win.

    He's the favorite, he'll probably be elected.

  3. favoriteverb

    To bookmark.

  4. favoriteverb

    To add to one's list of favorites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.

  5. favoriteadjective


    That is my favorite flavor of ice cream, I'd eat it daily if I could.

  6. Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Favoritenoun

    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

  2. Favoritenoun

    short curls dangling over the temples; -- fashionable in the reign of Charles II

  3. Favoritenoun

    the competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor standing highest in the betting

  4. Favoriteadjective

    regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child

  5. Etymology: [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of favorite in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of favorite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of favorite in a Sentence

  1. Mats Wilander:

    Cilic for me is second favorite, you do not want to play against Cilic. He has won one( Grand Slam title) and he feels like he's overdue a second one.

  2. David Letterman:

    Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.

  3. Martha McKittrick:

    I'll say to clients,' do Mascha Davis want to have one meal a week that Mascha Davis can enjoy and not have to worry about being on the plan ?' A lot of my clients want it, but others don't want to go there. ... They just want to stick to the plan, if Martha McKittrick are really restrictive, on a 1,200-calorie diet, and Martha McKittrick want to eat a little bit of Martha McKittrick favorite meal, it's hard to stop.

  4. Tyler Marinelli:

    My love for Chipotle inspired the diet. It has been and always will be one of my favorite places to eat.

  5. Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy:

    The death penalty has become the favorite tool for the Egyptian authorities to purge the political opposition.

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    a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
    • A. flapper
    • B. chin-wag
    • C. callathump
    • D. swag

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