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a. One that enjoys special favor or regard.
b. One that is trusted, indulged, or preferred above all others, especially by a superior: a favorite of the monarch.
2. A contestant or competitor regarded as most likely to win.
Liked or preferred above all others; regarded with special favor.
[Obsolete French favorit, from Old Italian favorito, past participle of favorire, to favor, from favore, favor, from Latin favor; see favor.]
fa•vor•ite(ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪt)
1. a person or thing regarded with special preference, pleasure, or approval.
2. a competitor or contestant considered likely to win.
3. a person treated with special or undue favor by a king, official, etc.: favorites at the court.adj.
4. regarded with particular favor or preference.
[1575–85; < Middle French < Italian favorito, past participle of favorire to favor; see favor]
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|Noun||1.||favorite - something regarded with special favor or liking; "that book is one of my favorites"|
|2.||favorite - a special loved one |
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
chosen - one who is the object of choice; who is given preference; "she was Mama's chosen"
macushla - (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
mollycoddle - a pampered darling; an effeminate man
teacher's pet - the teacher's favorite student
|3.||favorite - a competitor thought likely to win|
|Adj.||1.||favorite - appealing to the general public; "a favorite tourist attraction"|
popular - regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public; "a popular tourist attraction"; "a popular girl"; "cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular"
|2.||favorite - preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child"|
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
2. A competitor regarded as the most likely winner:
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