best-loved best-loved

Definition(s):

  • (adj) preferred above all others and treated with partiality

Usage(s):

  1. The Alice books are forever they are the most popular and best-loved works of children's literature.
  2. In the 17th Century, say the authors, the best-loved perfumes were spices, resins and incense-like aromatics.
  3. In 1969, voiced the affable hippie Shaggy on the cartoon show Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, perhaps his best-loved turn as a cartoon voice-over star.

News

  • Share Your Memories of Buffet de la Gare in Hastings

    Buffet de la Gare in Hastings, one of Westchester's best-loved restaurants, will be closing at the end of July. We're creating a slideshow of photos and memories, and want to include yours. Upload your photos, writing your memories in the caption, at lohud.com/snap. Choose the category of food.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "Nelson Mandela is one of the most courageous and best-loved men of all time," Prime Minister Gordon Brown said of the 89-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner, who has come to personify his country's struggle to end apartheid.
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Hays Daily News

  2. BBC Director General Mark Thompson described Sherrin as "one of Britain's best-loved voices".
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Mark Thompson Source: Scotsman

  3. The BBC's head of comedy, Jon Plowman, said: "He was the composer of many of the best-loved signature tunes of the last 40 years of television - and some of his work is still heard today. He's associated with some of the best-loved shows of our...
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Jon Plowman Source: BBC News

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