[ noun ] (psychology) something regarded with special favor or liking
"that book is one of my favorites"
Used in print("Editorials"...)
Mongi_Slim of Tunisia and Frederick_Boland of Ireland were early favorites in_the_running , but France did n't like the former and the Soviet_Union would have none of the latter .(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
Sometimes it takes several `` eatings '' of avocado to catch that delightful quality in taste that has made it such a favorite throughout the world .(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)
One of my favorites is A._armata , a species very common in England , where it is sometimes referred to as the lawn bee .(Francis Pollini, Night....)
One of his favorites : `` Guitar_Boogie '' .
[ adjective ] preferred above all others and treated with partiality
"the favored child"
Used in print(Robert E. Lane, The Liberties of Wit: Humanism, Critici...)
One would need_to test this proposition carefully ; after_all , the large ( and probably unreliable ) Reader 's Digest literature on the `` most unforgettable character I ever met '' deals with village grocers , country_doctors , favorite if illiterate aunts , and_so_forth .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17357