Definition of Favorites

1. Noun. (plural of favorite) ¹



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Definition of Favorites

1. favorite [n] - See also: favorite

Lexicographical Neighbors of Favorites

favorably
favored
favoredness
favorer
favorers
favoress
favoring
favoringly
favorise
favorises
favoristic
favorite
favorite(a)
favorite son
favorited
favorites
favoritest
favoriting
favoritism
favoritisms
favorize
favorous
favors
favose
favosite
favosites
favour
favour'd
favourabilities
favourability

Literary usage of Favorites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. ... The Age of Elizabeth by Mandell Creighton (1910)
"Thus her courtiers necessarily had great influence with the queen ; and her favorites from time to time had great political power. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Court of King James the First by Lucy Aikin (1822)
"His favorites the duke of Lenox and earl of Arran. — Ruin and death of regent ... Malversation of the favorites. — Bad principles instilled into James. ..."

3. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... of old Serial Form—Suggestion for his Publishers—My Mediation with them—Proposed Weekly Publication—Design of it—Old Favorites to be revived—Subjects to ..."

4. History of Liberty by Samuel Eliot (1853)
"Around the successive Emperors were collected a more and more numerous group of ministers or favorites. To their offices none could rise but men of subtlety ..."

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