premiere

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1pre·miere

adjective \pri-ˈmyer, -ˈmir, -ˈmē-ər; ˌpri-mē-ˈer\

Definition of PREMIERE

:  premier

Origin of PREMIERE

alteration of 1premier
First Known Use: 1768

2premiere

noun \same as 1premiere\

: the first time a film, play, television show, etc., is shown or performed

Full Definition of PREMIERE

1
:  a first performance or exhibition <the premiere of a play>
2
:  the chief actress of a theatrical cast

Variants of PREMIERE

premiere also pre·mière \same as 1premiere\

Examples of PREMIERE

  1. The movie will have its premiere next week.

Origin of PREMIERE

French première, from feminine of premier first
First Known Use: 1889

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

3premiere

verb \same as 1premiere\

of a movie, play, television show, etc. : to be shown or performed for the first time

: to show or perform (a movie, play, television show, etc.) for the first time

premiered also pre·mièredpre·mier·ing also pre·mièr·ing

Full Definition of PREMIERE

transitive verb
:  to give a first public performance of
intransitive verb
1
:  to have a first public performance
2
:  to appear for the first time as a star performer

Variants of PREMIERE

premiere also pre·mière or pre·mier \same as 1premiere\

Examples of PREMIERE

  1. The movie premieres next week.

First Known Use of PREMIERE

1933

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

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