[fey-ver-it, feyv-rit] /ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪt/
a person or thing regarded with special favor or preference:
That song is an old favorite of mine.
Sports. a competitor considered likely to win.
a person or thing popular with the public.
a person treated with special or undue favor by a king, official, etc.:
favorites at the court.
Digital Technology. (def 3a).
regarded with particular favor or preference:
a favorite child.
(prenominal) most liked; preferred above all others
(sport) a competitor thought likely to win
(pl) (computing) a place on certain browsers that allows internet users to list the addresses of websites they find and like with a click of the mouse so that they can revisit them merely by opening the list and clicking on the address
play favourites, to display favouritism
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.
[fey-ver] /ˈfeɪ vər/ noun, verb (used with object), Chiefly British. 1. . [fey-ver] /ˈfeɪ vər/ noun 1. something done or granted out of goodwill, rather than from justice or for remuneration; a kind act: to ask a favor. 2. friendly or well-disposed regard; goodwill: to win the favor of the king. 3. the state of […]
[fuh v-reel] /fəvˈril/ Trademark. 1. a brand of iridescent art glass, introduced by L. C. Tiffany c1890 and used by him for blown vases, flower holders, etc. /fəˈvriːl/ noun 1. a type of iridescent glass developed by L.C. Tiffany
[fey-vuh s] /ˈfeɪ vəs/ noun, plural favuses for 1, favi [fey-vahy] /ˈfeɪ vaɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. Pathology. a skin disease, especially of the scalp, characterized by dry yellow encrustations that have an unpleasant odor, usually caused by the fungus Trichophyton schoenleinii. 2. a hexagonal paving tile or stone. /ˈfeɪvəs/ noun 1. an infectious […]
/ˈfɔːsɪt/ noun 1. Dame Millicent Garrett. 1847–1929, British suffragette