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
As a verb favorite is
* (British English) favourite
- That is my favorite flavor of ice cream. I'd eat it daily if I could.
* (preferred) (l), (l)
Preferred one, one with special favor
Expected or most probable to win.
- The teacher's favorite always went first.
- He's the favorite , he'll probably be elected.
* (expected to win) top dog
* (preferred) (l)
(Internet) To bookmark.
(Internet) To add to one's list of favorites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.
* (add to a list of favorites) (l)