first family


or First Family : the family of the U.S. president
: a family that has great importance, influence, or success in a specified activity or profession
He and his sons are considered the first family of jazz.

Examples of first family in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whole gang are Beats by Dre’s first family brand ambassadors. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 24 Oct. 2023 As a member of the first family of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Gracie is considered the best of them all. Kevin Maurer, Rolling Stone, 12 Nov. 2023 Starting with their father Mark, the Maye’s are the first family of Chapel Hill. Mark Heim |, al, 2 Sep. 2023 But this wasn’t their first family member to die after an encounter with the Jackson Police Department. Rayna Reid Rayford, Essence, 26 Oct. 2023 Commander joined the first family at the White House in December 2021. Luke Barr, ABC News, 26 Sep. 2023 Although the Obama administration had concluded two years earlier, the impact of the first family continued to resonate deeply with the American public, and their mission to inspire hope in the nation remained undeterred even under a new president. Shelby Stewart, Essence, 13 Sep. 2023 As Alex’s mentor and confidant, the whole first family is shocked when Senator Luna joins the campaign of the opposing Republican candidate, Jeffrey Richards. Samuel Maude, ELLE, 11 Aug. 2023 See how Hollywood's first family has historically observed the holiday 01 Easter has been a major Kardashian tradition since the oldest three siblings — Kourtney, Kim and Khloé — were kids. Diane J. Cho, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2023 See More

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“First family.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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