What does the word favorite mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Favored; preferred.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A person or thing particularly liked or favored.

Usage examples for favorite

  1. What can one do with this new favorite? – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  2. She was his favorite child. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  3. There could be no doubt about that being done, since Elmer was a universal favorite among his fellows, and had hardly an enemy in all Hickory Ridge. – Camp Fires of the Wolf Patrol by Alan Douglas