US favorite

/ (ˈfeɪvərɪt, ˈfeɪvrɪt) /

  1. (prenominal) most liked; preferred above all others

    • a person or thing regarded with especial preference or liking

    • (as modifier): a favourite book

  1. sport a competitor thought likely to win

  1. (pl) computing a place on certain browsers that allows internet users to list the addresses of websites they find and like with a click of the mouse so that they can revisit them merely by opening the list and clicking on the address

  2. play favourites to display favouritism

Origin of favourite

C16: from Italian favorito, from favorire to favour, from Latin favēre

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