co·​fa·​vor·​ite ˌkō-ˈfā-v(ə-)rət How to pronounce cofavorite (audio)
 chiefly dialectal  -ˈfā-və-ˌrīt
variants or co-favorite
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

Examples of cofavorite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Forte: Comes into the Derby on a five-race winning streak and is a 5-1 cofavorite alongside Tapit Trice. James Graham,, 5 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cofavorite was in 1922

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“Cofavorite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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