Definitions

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  • adjective UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Malta, South Africa Preferred or liked above all others (unless qualified.)
  • noun UK, Canada A person who enjoys special regard or favour.
  • noun UK, Canada A person who is preferred or trusted above all others.
  • noun UK, Canada A contestant or competitor thought most likely to win.
  • verb Alternative form of favour.
  • verb Internet To bookmark.
  • verb Internet To add to one's list of favourites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun something regarded with special favor or liking
  • noun a competitor thought likely to win
  • adjective appealing to the general public
  • adjective preferred above all others and treated with partiality
  • noun a special loved one

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The title favourite Serena Williams and the world No1 Caroline Wozniacki will meet in the US Open semi-finals after both came through their delayed quarter-finals.

    Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki set up US Open semi-final

  • There was to be no glorious comeback, though, as the title favourite kept her hopes of a fourth US Open title very much alive.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • It was now a huge task for the 20-year-old Russian, and the title favourite did not seem keen to hang around, making it five games in a row to move 3-0 ahead in the second set.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Centuries in the third and fourth frames, an 86 in the eighth and a 56 in the ninth which could quite easily have become a 147 were the highlights from the title favourite's perspective.

    icLiverpool

  • Centuries in the third and fourth frames, an 86 in the eighth and a 56 in the ninth which could quite easily have become a 147 were the highlights from the title favourite's perspective.

    icLiverpool

  • Centuries in the third and fourth frames, an 86 in the eighth and a 56 in the ninth which could quite easily have become a 147 were the highlights from the title favourite's perspective.

    icScotland

  • Centuries in the third and fourth frames, an 86 in the eighth and a 56 in the ninth which could quite easily have become a 147 were the highlights from the title favourite's perspective.

    icHuddersfield

  • Centuries in the third and fourth frames, an 86 in the eighth and a 56 in the ninth which could quite easily have become a 147 were the highlights from the title favourite's perspective.

    icLiverpool

  • Centuries in the third and fourth frames, an 86 in the eighth and a 56 in the ninth which could quite easily have become a 147 were the highlights from the title favourite's perspective.

    icHuddersfield

  • Centuries in the third and fourth frames, an 86 in the eighth and a 56 in the ninth which could quite easily have become a 147 were the highlights from the title favourite's perspective.

    icLiverpool

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  • The H.M.S. Favourite was listed as a "transport" captured at Yorktown in 1781. I wonder if all the other transports got jealous.

    October 29, 2007