variants or less commonly fav
plural faves also favs
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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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fave was in 1938

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“Fave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fave. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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