Which is correct:
"My Fave" or "My Fav"?

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My Fave

This phrase is correct and commonly used in informal English.

Use 'my fave' as an abbreviation for 'my favorite' in casual and informal contexts.

Examples:

  • Pizza is my fave food.
  • What's your fave color?
  • This song is my fave from the album.

Alternatives:

  • my favorite
  • my preferred
  • the one I like the most
  • the one I love
  • the one I enjoy the most

My Fav

This phrase is less common but still correct in informal English.

Use 'my fav' as an abbreviation for 'my favorite' in casual and informal contexts.

Examples:

  • This movie is my fav.
  • What's your fav song?
  • Ice cream is my fav dessert.

Alternatives:

  • my favorite
  • my preferred
  • the one I like the most
  • the one I love
  • the one I enjoy the most
'My fave' and 'my fav' are both common ways to abbreviate 'my favorite'. They are informal and casual expressions used in spoken and informal written English. 'My fave' is more commonly used and considered more correct, while 'my fav' is a less common alternative.
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Last updated: July 07, 2024

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