fave

or fav

[feyv]

Origin of fave

First recorded in 1935–40; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for faver

Historical Examples of faver

  • "The pretty man was goin' to be my faver," said the child, pleadingly.

  • And Faver scolded me because the rope broke—and it wasn't my fault at all!

    Just Patty

    Jean Webster

  • I think they're the healthiest and the most faver'ble to the soul.

    The Harvester

    Gene Stratton Porter

  • Say will you do me a faver and cut out kissin me with the bottom of your heart?

    Deer Godchild

    Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell

  • To hear Mr. Davis, Mr. Faver reports, you would have no idea that he considered the cause lost.

    Dixie After the War

    Myrta Lockett Avary


British Dictionary definitions for faver

fave

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

fave

1938, slang shortening of favorite.

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