from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A student in special favor with a teacher.
- noun One who has gained favor with an authority.
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- noun idiomatic A
studentwho is perceived to be favoredby the teacher.
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- noun the teacher's favorite student
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