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Origin of favorite
OTHER WORDS FROM favoritenon·fa·vor·ite, nounpre·fa·vor·ite, noun, adjectiveun·fa·vor·ite, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for favorites
It cast this pall over the movie, which was one of my favorites of last year.
So with Woody, his first 3-5 films will be your favorites, or your first 3-5 Sam Shepard plays will be your favorites.
With great artists, I feel the first 3-5 things will always be your favorites.
So here, for your Christmas Eve pleasure, are 20 of my favorites, 10 from the ecclesiastical division and 10 secular.
But, yeah, Beetlejuice, Scissorhands, and Ed Wood are my favorites.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The modern languages give unto such persons the name of favorites, or privadoes; as if it were matter of grace or conversation.
The people were convinced that the heavy taxes served no other purpose than to enrich Berkeley's favorites.Bacon's Rebellion, 1676|Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
Ask the children to bring the old geraniums and fuchsias and coleus, and other favorites.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
Among the many designs of past years, one of my favorites was to write a life of Frederick II.Val d'Arno|John Ruskin
They killed the emperors who displeased them and replaced them by their favorites.History Of Ancient Civilization|Charles Seignobos