noun, adjective Slang.

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fave (feɪv)
adj, —n
informal favourite short for favourite

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Word Origin & History

1938, slang shortening of favorite.
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Example sentences
You're not only my fave rave economist and voice of sanity, but you're a fan of
  my absolute favorite author as well.
Chrysler design chief hints at revival of the customizers fave and only
  full-size wagon.
There are many amazing things in the rain forest but my fave is the parrot clay
It's time again for our fave pop-culture items o' the week.
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