favourite daughter

favorite daughter

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

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
References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth, particularly, who knew that her mother owed to the latter the preservation of her favourite daughter from irremediable infamy, was hurt and distressed to a most painful degree by a distinction so ill applied.
Lady Jane was the old Earl's favourite daughter, and tended him and loved him sincerely: as for Lady Emily, the authoress of the "Washerwoman of Finchley Common," her denunciations of future punishment (at this period, for her opinions modified afterwards) were so awful that they used to frighten the timid old gentleman her father, and the physicians declared his fits always occurred after one of her Ladyship's sermons.
LIMERICK lost it's first lady, it's favourite daughter at the start of the year.
Ottoman sultans across the centuries often married their Grand Viziers or military commanders to a favourite daughter, who then acquired the title of Damad Pasha.
A TOWN turned out in rainbow colours yesterday to say goodbye to a favourite daughter who captured the hearts of a nation.
Lots of parents have a 'favourite' - but as Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts tells LISA SALMON, it's how you act on these feelings that matters RIS Jenner, mother of the Kardashian sisters - Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie - recently told an Australian radio station that Khloe was her "favourite daughter".
Find ways of spending quality time with the child you find more difficult KRIS JENNER, mother of the Kardashian sisters - Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie - recently told an Australian radio station that Khloe was her "favourite daughter".
Meanwhile, Mr and Mrs Osgood are frantic at the disappearance of their favourite daughter, and the hunt is on.
The snub comes two years after Obama (pictured) tossed aside the long-standing 'special relationship' between the US and Britain after saying choosing a "best ally" between France and the UK would be like choosing his favourite daughter.
Our sources tell us that the face of Lancome and Kenya's favourite daughter has fallen in love with Lancome's Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector.
SO BARACK Obama has once again tossed aside the "special relationship" between our two great nations saying that choosing a "best ally" between France and the UK would be like choosing his favourite daughter.
"The royal urn containing the King-Father's remains will be kept in the Kantha Bopha stupa," the official said, referring to Sihanouk's favourite daughter who died aged three and whose remains are also at the palace.
THE renewed succession row in the DMK has cast a shadow on the birthday celebrations of the party's most prominent woman face and the patriarch's favourite daughter, Kanimozhi, who turned 45 on Saturday.
Cherish But its simplicity reflected the wishes of her family who saw their favourite daughter return home to rest in peace after a troubled and turbulent life.