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favourite(ˈfeɪvərɪt; ˈfeɪvrɪt) or
Your favourite thing or person of a particular type is the one you like most.
Don't use 'most' with favourite. Don't say, for example, 'This is my most favourite book'. You say 'This is my favourite book'.
The American spelling of 'favourite' is favorite.
|Noun||1.||favourite - a competitor thought likely to win|
|2.||favourite - 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.||favourite - something regarded with special favor or liking; "that book is one of my favorites"|
|Adj.||1.||favourite - 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.||favourite - preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child"|
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
favouritefavorite (US) [ˈfeɪvərɪt]
he sang some old favourites → cantó algunas de las viejas y conocidas canciones
favourite[ˈfeɪvrɪt] (British) favorite (US)
Blue is my favourite colour → Le bleu est ma couleur préférée., Le bleu est ma couleur favorite.
favourite, (US) favorite
favouritefavorite (Am) [ˈfeɪvərɪt]
favour(American) favor (ˈfeivə) noun
The adjective favourable is also spelt with -our-.