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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ The band Helen Keller Plaid, a local fave, kicks off the show.
▪ His top game is Rainbow Islands and his fave Thunderbirds puppet is Scott.
▪ Then I got to my formerly fave section, the Rrap, but who's this?
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1938, perhaps a "Variety" coinage, slang shortening of favorite (n.). Later also as an adjective.


a. (context informal English) favorite (US) or favourite (UK). n. (context informal English) favorite (US) or favourite (UK)


The Fave is a river in France in the eastern region of Lorraine. It flows in the Vosges département. It is a tributary of the Meurthe, thus a sub-tributary of the Moselle and of the Rhine.

Usage examples of "fave".

This is the fave beverage of me and my crew, so this is practically the best news to cruise down the pike since the Diablo Expansion Pack!

Worlds Posted: November 2001 Letters To The Editor Dear HuMan Editor: We aliens of planet Zak wanted you to know that one of our FAVE HuMan authors -- Tony Chandler, whose tales regularly appear at your fine and prestigous Zine, now has his first novel in paperback!

Star was also the creator of Me/rose Place and Central Park West, described in the press as "almost cultishly gay faves.

College students on a tour of England, Scotland, and Ireland crowded onto the plane, each of them carrying the ubiquitous backpack packed with essentials: a bottle of Evian, a portable CD player, a collection of fave CDs, makeup if the student was female, a handheld computer game if male.

I don't see that any of these represented a significant advance over old faves like Maundy Thursday, but perhaps I am not taking a sufficiently Gallic view of the situation.