favorite


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one liked or preferred above all others

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a competitor regarded as the most likely winner

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being a favorite

given special, usually doting treatment

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something regarded with special favor or liking

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a competitor thought likely to win

appealing to the general public

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preferred above all others and treated with partiality

References in classic literature ?
Brom Bones, however, was the hero of the scene, having come to the gathering on his favorite steed Daredevil, a creature, like himself, full of mettle and mischief, and which no one but himself could manage.
The rest, led by Magdalen (who had been Frank's favorite playfellow in past times) glided back into their old easy habits with him without an effort.
Two hours afterwards, Madame Danglars received a most flattering epistle from the count, in which he entreated her to receive back her favorite "dappled grays," protesting that he could not endure the idea of making his entry into the Parisian world of fashion with the knowledge that his splendid equipage had been obtained at the price of a lovely woman's regrets.
This beautiful damsel, in all probability, was the favorite wife whose fate makes so tragic an incident in the story of the Blackbird.
For when the way of pleasuring, and displeasuring, lieth by the favorite, it is impossible any other should be overgreat.
There was but one problem before the public which could challenge his powers of analysis, and that was the singular disappearance of the favorite for the Wessex Cup, and the tragic murder of its trainer.
It is odd if, after awhile, he doesn't swear that the moon shone every night when he was a boy, and that tossing mad bulls in a blanket was the favorite sport at his school.
Things are nice as it is," she said to herself, and she began walking up and down the room, not stepping simply on the resounding parquet but treading with each step from the heel to the toe (she had on a new and favorite pair of shoes) and listening to the regular tap of the heel and creak of the toe as gladly as she had to the sounds of her own voice.
Meanwhile the indefiniteness remains, and the limits of variation are really much wider than any one would imagine from the sameness of women's coiffure and the favorite love-stories in prose and verse.
I read them after him with a great deal of amusement, but without the passion that I bestowed upon my favorite authors.
Yes," he returned, with an air of pride, "this is one of my favorite suits; but I have a good many that are even more elaborate.
The previous Sunday had been quite accidental, but his appearing a second time among her favorite haunts hinted of more than the fortuitous.
His will took no notice of my father or my mother; but he left to my sister (always supposed to be his favorite in the family) a most extraordin ary legacy of possible pin-money, in the shape of a contingent reversion to the sum of three thousand pounds, payable on the death of Lady Malkinshaw, provided I survived her.
But if you're the favorite and everybody thinks you'll win, how does anybody bet against you?
A BRAZIER had a little Dog, which was a great favorite with his master, and his constant companion.