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favorite

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 granted special treatment or attention
  • that teacher claims not to have any favorite students, although many in the class would disagree

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2 singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking
  • mint chocolate chip is my favorite flavor of ice cream

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favorite

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of favorite (Entry 2 of 2)

a person or thing that is preferred over others
  • the youngest child was always Mother's favorite

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The first known use of favorite was in 1583

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“Favorite.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/favorite. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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