fave

or fav

[feyv]

noun, adjective Slang.


Nearby words

  1. faux,
  2. faux pas,
  3. faux-naïf,
  4. fauxbourdon,
  5. fava bean,
  6. favela,
  7. favelado,
  8. favella,
  9. favellidium,
  10. faveolate

Origin of fave

First recorded in 1935–40; by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for fave

fave

adjective, noun

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Word Origin and History for fave

fave

1938, slang shortening of favorite.

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