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noun, adjective Slang.
  1. favorite.
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Origin of fave

First recorded in 1935–40; by shortening
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Related Words for fave

choice, pick, darling, idol, love, paramour, pet, certainty, minion, ideal, preference, beloved, dear, main, chalk, shoo-in, fave

British Dictionary definitions for fave


adjective, noun
  1. informal short for favourite (def. 1), favourite (def. 2)
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Word Origin and History for fave

1938, slang shortening of favorite.

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