In one, he chatted about his favorite sports—ping-pong and cricket—with visiting Indian cricketers.
Saint Barthélemy, my annual winter respite, is my favorite of the Caribbean islands.
Her favorite movies also include Let the Right One In and Au Hasard Balthazar.
All the feel-good camaraderie didn't leave much room for everyone's favorite spectator sport: Oscar bashing.
My favorite drink-a-long doc of the fest was Sounds Like Teen Spirit.
He was all-powerful with juries, and with the people he was always a favorite.
And with them all he was a favorite—of a particular description.
We were going to have our favorite caramel cream that night.
You are a favorite with the czar, and your sister is the pet of the royal family.
He had eleven brothers, and they hated him because he was his father's favorite.
1580s, from Middle French favorit, perhaps via Italian favorito, past participle of favorire, from favore, from Latin favorem (see favor (n.)). In racing, attested from 1813. As an adjective, by 1711.