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Meaning of FIRST-RATE

Pronunciation:  furst reyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  quite well; "she doesn't feel first-rate today"
  2. [adj]  (informal) of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"

FIRST-RATE is a 10 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: ace, A-one, crack, super, superior, tiptop, topnotch, tops(p), very well



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \First"-rate`\, a.
    Of the highest excellence; pre["e]minent in quality, size, or
          Our only first-rate body of contemporary poetry is the
          German.                                  --M. Arnold.
          Hermocrates . . . a man of first-rate ability. --Jowett
  2. \First"-rate`\, n. (Naut.)
    A war vessel of the highest grade or the most powerful class.
Thesaurus Terms
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