Synonyms for favorite

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : fey-ver-it, feyv-rit
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪt

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Définition of favorite

Origin :
  • 1580s, from Middle French favorit, perhaps via Italian favorito, past participle of favorire, from favore, from Latin favorem (see favor (n.)). In racing, attested from 1813. As an adjective, by 1711.
  • adj preferred
  • noun something or someone cherished, prized
Example sentences :
  • His frank, familiar manner made him a favorite on shipboard.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Slowly and reluctantly, the sailors took their places, for Robert was a favorite with them.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • In line with this, a simulation of the military is a favorite device.
  • Extract from : « The Dramatic Values in Plautus » by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • Otto and Pussy also paid several visits, armed with dainties for their favorite.
  • Extract from : « Rico and Wiseli » by Johanna Spyri
  • This was Sandy's favorite joke, and made life worth living for him.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • She had just been taken into the herd that season and had the place of the favorite next to the leader.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • I am so unfamiliar with this room that I haven't any favorite chair.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Napoleon had been at his favorite resort,—the grotto that overlooked the sea.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Life of Napoleon » by Eugenie Foa
  • But, while he was at Autun, Napoleon seems to have been a favorite with his teachers.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Life of Napoleon » by Eugenie Foa
  • Why was Mr. Greatheart, in Pilgrim's Progress, my favorite character?
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier

Antonyms for favorite

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