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- (American English) favorite
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favorite — see favorite
- A person who enjoys special regard or favour.
- A person who is preferred or trusted above all others.
- A contestant or competitor thought most likely to win.
- You were my favourite to win the spelling competition.
- (in the plural) A short curl dangling over the temples, fashionable in the reign of Charles II.
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person who enjoys special regard or favour
person who is preferred or trusted above all others
contestant or competitor thought most likely to win
favourite (third-person singular simple present favourites, present participle favouriting, simple past and past participle favourited) (UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Malta, South Africa)