Definition of "première" []

  • The first public performance, as of a movie or play. (noun)
  • To present the first public performance of. (verb-transitive)
  • To have the first public performance. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make a first appearance in a public performance. (verb-intransitive)
  • First or paramount; premier. (adjective)
  • The first public performance of a film, play, opera, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The leading lady in a theatre company (noun)
  • To give or be the first public performance of (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "première" in a sentence
  • "The definition of "premiere" is "to present publicly for the first time.""
  • "One look at a dictionary confirms the headline and use of "premiere" is completely sound."
  • "The much anticipated The Twilight Saga: Eclipse premiere is almost here and we will be hosting a live stream of the red carpet arrivals!"