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Fave

This is a commonly used abbreviation for 'favorite' in informal contexts.

The term 'fave' is an informal abbreviation for 'favorite' and is often used in casual settings, such as social media or texting.

Examples:

  • What's your fave color?
  • This is my fave song.
  • She's my fave person.
  • I'll pick my fave movie for movie night.
  • What's your fave food?

Alternatives:

  • favorite
  • fav
  • preferred
  • top choice
  • most liked

Fav

This is a commonly used abbreviation for 'favorite' in informal contexts.

The term 'fav' is an informal abbreviation for 'favorite' and is often used in casual settings, such as social media or texting.

Examples:

  • What's your fav color?
  • This is my fav song.
  • She's my fav person.
  • I'll pick my fav movie for movie night.
  • What's your fav food?

Alternatives:

  • favorite
  • fave
  • preferred
  • top choice
  • most liked
Both 'fave' and 'fav' are commonly used abbreviations for the word 'favorite'. They are informal and often used in casual contexts, such as social media or texting. Both are acceptable, but 'fave' is more widely used and recognized.

Last updated: March 21, 2024

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