Synonyms for favorite

Synonyms for (noun) favorite

Synonyms: favorite, favourite

Definition: something regarded with special favor or liking

Usage: that book is one of my favorites

Similar words: selection, choice, pick

Definition: the person or thing chosen or selected

Usage: he was my pick for mayor


Synonyms: darling, ducky, dearie, deary, favorite, favourite, pet

Definition: a special loved one

Similar words: lover

Definition: a person who loves someone or is loved by someone


Synonyms: favorite, favourite, front-runner

Definition: a competitor thought likely to win

Similar words: rival, contender, challenger, competition, competitor

Definition: the contestant you hope to defeat

Usage: he had respect for his rivals; he wanted to know what the competition was doing

Synonyms for (adjective) favorite

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

Definition: preferred above all others and treated with partiality

Usage: the favored child

Similar words: loved

Definition: held dear

Usage: his loved companion of many years


Synonyms: favorite, favourite

Definition: appealing to the general public

Usage: a favorite tourist attraction

Similar words: popular

Definition: regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public

Usage: a popular tourist attraction; a popular girl; cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular