\ ˈfāv How to pronounce fave (audio) \
variants: or less commonly fav
plural faves or less commonly favs

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fave adjective

Examples of fave in a Sentence

I like all the actors on the show, but he's my fave. chocolate ice cream is my absolute fave

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Likewise, longtime market fave Sweet Rolls Denton, was sold out of its flavor of the month, strawberry-rhubarb topping with strawberry frosting and oat crumble. Kim Pierce, Dallas News, "This Denton farmers market is worth the trip for its folksy feel and locally grown goods," 5 Aug. 2019 Others, like underground fave FredBread, have been around for much longer than that. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "He quit his desk job, now his Alabama bakery is rising," 1 Aug. 2019 At her Parliament House show ($20-$30, parliamenthouse.com), Gilda Wabbit will be joined by local fave Darcel Stevens, who will also sing live. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, "Gilda Wabbit: Drag-queen opera singer to light up Parliament House | 5 Questions With ...," 1 Aug. 2019 Listen for yourself at the OC Parks Summer Concert Series where ’90s fave Lit makes an appearance. Jordan Riefe, Orange County Register, "What’s hot in OC arts and entertainment for August," 31 July 2019 Our fave among these five possibilities is the trek through misty Butano State Park, which offers shaded trails and ocean views — and the possibility of a post-hike jaunt to Half Moon Bay for chowder and lobster rolls. Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, "5 great ways to keep cool over this HOT HOT HOT Bay Area weekend," 26 July 2019 Scents from summer fave Midnight Jasmine to fall staple Pumpkin Spice are as cheap as ever. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "You'll Want to Stock Up on All Your Favorite Yankee Candles This Amazon Prime Day," 16 July 2019 Grab a traditional Italian dinner at Peccati di Gola (Fun Fact: Peccati is Greek family owned and operated), a fave among locals and visitors alike. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "Get Lost: 72 Hours In The Athens Riviera," 15 July 2019 Eric Dover recalls his time with Snakepit, as well as work with Rock Hall of Famer Alice Cooper and cult-fave '90s band Jellyfish. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al.com, "Guitar hero Tracii Guns talks L.A. Guns, Axl, Izzy," 11 July 2019

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First Known Use of fave

1938, in the meaning defined above

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