first-string

adjective
\ ˈfərs(t)-ˈstriŋ How to pronounce first-string (audio) \

Definition of first-string

1 : being a regular as distinguished from a substitute (as on a team)

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first-stringer \ ˈfərs(t)-​ˈstriŋ-​ər How to pronounce first-string (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of first-string

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of first-string was in 1892

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“First-string.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first-string. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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first-string

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of first-string

US, sports : most skillful

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