Origin of favorite
OTHER WORDS FROM favoritenon·fa·vor·ite, nounpre·fa·vor·ite, noun, adjectiveun·fa·vor·ite, adjective
How to use favorite in a sentence
So with Woody, his first 3-5 films will be your favorites, or your first 3-5 Sam Shepard plays will be your favorites.
It cast this pall over the movie, which was one of my favorites of last year.
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
It stands in the midst of a group of Scotch firs which were great favorites with Kingsley.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Having (through one of her favorites) gained control of the royal treasury, Diana appropriated everything—lands, money, jewels.Women of Modern France|Hugo P. Thieme
They adopt a “totem” or symbol of the family and this is generally some animal, the turtle, bear and wolf being favorites.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
Each town was jealous of the honor of its special favorites among the gods.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Sweet Singers from the South, who, according to the program, would introduce sentimental favorites.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson