\ 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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Our fave: the Vietchata, a shot of Vietnamese coffee in house horchata made with premium rice, cinnamon and vanilla. Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "7 best Bay Area iced espresso drinks for summer," 28 June 2019 The foaming face wash might be our fave of the current KylieSkin lineup. Meagan Fredette, Teen Vogue, "Does KylieSkin Care Live Up To The Hype?," 22 May 2019 The original game, developed by Rare and released in 1991, was a beloved cult fave, but the franchise basically remain untouched for more than two decades. Julia Alexander, The Verge, "Watch the first real trailer for Battletoads’ Xbox revival," 9 June 2019 Located not far from the buzz of Rodeo Drive, the 2,300-square-foot skin-care haven is tucked away on a low-key stretch within walking distance of UTA and fellow star-fave the Streicher sisters' Striiike salon. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, "Hollywood Facialist Shani Darden Opens First Flagship Skin-Care Studio," 7 June 2019 According to Just Jared, the two got tattoos on Friday by Mr. K at celeb-fave ink spot Bang Bang Tattoos honoring each of their granddads. Krystin Arneson, Glamour, "Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Just Got Coordinating Tattoos for the Sweetest Reason," 21 July 2018 To fake a stunning flush, grab a pink or (my personal fave) orange blush, then use a fluffy brush to work it back from the apples of your cheeks to your hairline. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, "How To Contour and Highlight Your Face Like A Total Pro," 18 Apr. 2018 Allan Avendaño is a fave among the likes of Sabrina Carpenter, Zendaya, and Camila Cabello. Yerin Kim, Seventeen, "Meet the Seventeen Beauty Awards Experts," 17 May 2019 Bubblegum pink strands have been a frequent fave among celebs. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Maisie Williams Debuted Bubblegum Pink Hair," 29 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of fave

1938, in the meaning defined above

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