first-nighter

noun
first-night·​er | \ ˈfərs(t)-ˈnī-tər How to pronounce first-nighter (audio) \

Definition of first-nighter

: a spectator at a first-night performance

First Known Use of first-nighter

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“First-nighter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first-nighter. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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