Favoritism vs Favorite - What's the difference?

favoritism | favorite |


As nouns the difference between favoritism and favorite

is that favoritism is (us) while favorite is preferred one, one with special favor.

As an adjective favorite is

preferred.

As a verb favorite is

.

favoritism

English

favorite

Alternative forms

* (British English) favourite

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Preferred.
  • That is my favorite flavor of ice cream. I'd eat it daily if I could.

    Antonyms

    * (preferred) (l), (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Preferred one, one with special favor
  • The teacher's favorite always went first.
  • Expected or most probable to win.
  • He's the favorite , he'll probably be elected.

    Synonyms

    * (expected to win) top dog

    Antonyms

    * (preferred) (l)

    Verb

    (favorit)
  • (Internet) To bookmark.
  • (Internet) To add to one's list of favorites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.
  • Antonyms

    * (add to a list of favorites) (l) ----