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favourite

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French favorit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

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AdjectiveEdit

favourite (not comparable)

  1. (UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Malta, South Africa) Preferred or liked above all others (unless qualified.)
    This is my second favourite occupation.

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NounEdit

favourite (plural favourites)

  1. (UK, Canada) A person who enjoys special regard or favour.
  2. (UK, Canada) A person who is preferred or trusted above all others.
  3. (UK, Canada) A contestant or competitor thought most likely to win.
    You were my favourite to win the spelling competition.
  4. (in the plural) A short curl dangling over the temples, fashionable in the reign of Charles II.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Farquhar to this entry?)

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VerbEdit

favourite (third-person singular simple present favourites, present participle favouriting, simple past and past participle favourited)

  1. Alternative form of favour.
  2. (Internet) To bookmark.
  3. (Internet) To add to one's list of favourites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.