first-name terms

adjective

Definition of first-name terms

British
Note: People who are on first-name terms know each other well and address each other by their first names.
sometimes used figuratively
  • She was on first-name terms with adversity.

Word by Word Definitions

first name first-name
  1. : the name that stands first in one's full name

term play terms
  1. : a word or expression that has a precise meaning in some uses or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or subject

  2. : expression of a specified kind

  3. : a limited or definite extent of time

  1. : to apply a term to : call, name


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