cofavorite

noun co·fa·vor·ite \ ˌkō-ˈfā-v(ə-)rət , -ˈfā-vərt , chiefly dialectal -ˈfā-və-ˌrīt \
variants: or co-favorite

Definition of cofavorite

plural cofavorites or co-favorites
: one of two or more competitors who are favored to win : a joint favorite
  • … the Canadians, who were the cofavorites for the gold, went home without a medal.
  • —Johnette Howard

First Known Use of cofavorite

1922

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