first-rate

adjective
\ˈfərs(t)-ˈrāt \

Definition of first-rate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of the first order of size, importance, or quality

first-rate

adverb

Definition of first-rate (Entry 2 of 2)

: very well is getting along first-rate— Mark Twain

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Adjective

first-rateness noun
first-rater \ˈfərs(t)-ˈrā-tər \ noun

First Known Use of first-rate

Adjective

1674, in the meaning defined above

Adverb

1844, in the meaning defined above

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first-rate

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of first-rate

: of the best quality

first-rate

adjective
\ˈfərst-ˈrāt\

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