Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that is preferred above others or likely to win; a favorite.
  • adj. Favorite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Favorite (US) or favourite (UK).
  • n. Favorite (US) or favourite (UK)

Etymologies

Short for favorite.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From favorite or favourite, by shortening (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.