Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that is preferred above others or likely to win; a favorite.
  • adjective Favorite.

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  • adjective informal Favorite (US) or favourite (UK).
  • noun informal Favorite (US) or favourite (UK)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for favorite.]

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From favorite or favourite, by shortening

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