first-string

adjective
\ˈfərs(t)-ˈstriŋ \

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 \ 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

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of first-string

sports : most skillful

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