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Synonyms for favourite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. front-runner, favorite, favourite(noun)

    a competitor thought likely to win

    Synonyms:
    pet, deary, favorite, darling, dearie, ducky, front-runner

    Antonyms:
    unloved, unpopular

  2. darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, ducky(noun)

    a special loved one

    Synonyms:
    positron emission tomography, pet, deary, favorite, darling, dearie, ducky, front-runner

    Antonyms:
    unloved, unpopular

  3. favorite, favourite(adj)

    something regarded with special favor or liking

    "that book is one of my favorites"

    Synonyms:
    pet, darling, favorite, dearie, deary, ducky, front-runner

    Antonyms:
    unloved, unpopular

  4. favorite, favourite(adj)

    appealing to the general public

    "a favorite tourist attraction"

    Synonyms:
    best-loved, pet, preferred, favorite, favored, favorite(a), preferent, favourite(a)

    Antonyms:
    unloved, unpopular

  5. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(adj)

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

    Antonyms:
    unloved, unpopular

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "favourite":

    favorite, preferred, favoured, electedthe, pet

How to pronounce favourite?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say favourite in sign language?

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How to use favourite in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    It is rare to find a woman who is not her first and foremost favourite only.

  2. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Water—the mighty, the pure, the beautiful, the unfathomable—where is thy element so glorious as it is in thine own domain, the deep seas ? What an infinity of power is in the far Atlantic, the boundary of two separate worlds, apart like those of memory and of hope ! or in the bright Pacific, whose tides are turned to gold by a southern sun, and in whose bosom sleep a thousand isles, each covered with the verdure, the flowers, and the fruit of Eden ! But, amid all thy hereditary kingdoms, to which hast thou given beauty, as a birthright, lavishly as thou hast to thy favourite Mediterranean ? The silence of a summer night is now sleeping on its bosom, where the bright stars are mirrored, as if in its depths they had another home and another heaven. A spirit, cleaving air midway between the two, might have paused to ask which was sea, and which was sky. The shadows of earth and earthly things, resting omen-like upon the waters, alone shewed which was the home and which the mirror of the celestial host.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Inside a dark well, everyman’s favourite colour is blue!

  4. Yulia Vinogradova:

    Alexei was the favourite of the whole family, he united us and supported us.

  5. Cometan:

    Looking up at the worlds beyond our own will always be my favourite hobby.


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