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Definition of "favourite" []

  • Preferred or liked above all others (unless qualified.) (adjective)
  • A person who enjoys special regard or favour. (noun)
  • A person who is preferred or trusted above all others. (noun)
  • A contestant or competitor thought most likely to win. (noun)
  • Alternative form of favour. (verb)

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Use "favourite" in a sentence
  • "The title favourite Serena Williams and the world No1 Caroline Wozniacki will meet in the US Open semi-finals after both came through their delayed quarter-finals."
  • "There was to be no glorious comeback, though, as the title favourite kept her hopes of a fourth US Open title very much alive."
  • "It was now a huge task for the 20-year-old Russian, and the title favourite did not seem keen to hang around, making it five games in a row to move 3-0 ahead in the second set."