Favorite

Definition of Favorite

Fa´vor`ite
n.1.A person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one preferred above others; especially, one unduly loved, trusted, and enriched with favors by a person of high rank or authority.
Committing to a wicked favorite
All public cares.
- Milton.
2.Short curls dangling over the temples; - fashionable in the reign of Charles II.
3.(Sporting) The competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor standing highest in the betting.
a.1.Regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child.

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