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Definition of "first-string" [first-string]

  • Sports Of, relating to, or being a member of the first string of a team. (adjective)
  • First-rate. (adjective)

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.

Use "first-string" in a sentence
  • "The first-string couldn't get in the end zone in the last two intrasquad scrimmages against the defense."
  • "As a former first-string critic and current Drama Desk member, the protocol breach represents an important opportunity to review how utterly outmoded the protocol really is."
  • "That is first-string, varsity material on Team Tea Party right there."