favourite



favourite son

A well-known person, especially a politician, who is supported and celebrated by people in his hometown. Ray was the favourite son of his hometown of Manchester.
See also: favourite, son

favourite daughter

A well-known person, especially a politician, who is supported and celebrated by people in her hometown. Rose was clearly the favourite daughter of her hometown of Manchester.
See also: daughter, favourite

a favourite son

  (British & Australian) alsoa favorite son (American & Australian)
a famous person, especially a politician, who is supported and praised by people in the area they come from Let me introduce to you the favorite son of Russell, Kansas: Bob Dole.
See also: favourite, son

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Onur-Turkish
Issur-Yiddish
Eudorayoo-DAWR-ə (English)Greek Mythology
Ignasi-Catalan
Aboubacar-Western African
DÓNal-Irish