fave

noun \ ˈfāv \
|Updated on: 3 Aug 2018

Definition of fave

fave

adjective

Examples of fave in a Sentence

  1. I like all the actors on the show, but he's my fave.

  2. chocolate ice cream is my absolute fave

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First Known Use of fave

1938

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fave Synonyms

Related Words

beloved, dear, sweetheart;

jewel, prize, treasure;

Phrases

cup of tea;


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