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Meaning of PREMIER

Pronunciation:  'premeeur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the position of the cabinet minister who is in charge of government affairs
  2. [n]  the person who is head of state (in several countries)
  3. [n]  the person who holds the position of head of state in England
  4. [adj]  preceding all others in time; "the premiere showing"
  5. [v]  perform a work for the first time
  6. [v]  be performed for the first time; of a play, ballet, or composition

PREMIER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: chancellor, first, PM, PM, premiere, premiere, Prime Minister, prime minister
 See Also: British Cabinet, British Cabinet, cabinet minister, chief of state, do, execute, head of state, perform



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pre"mi*er\, a. [F. premier, fr. L. primarius of the
    first rank, principal, fr. primus the first. See {Primary},
    {Prime}, a.]
    1. First; chief; principal; as, the premier place; premier
       minister. --Camden. Swift.
    2. Most ancient; -- said of the peer bearing the oldest title
       of his degree.
  2. \Pre"mi*er\, n.
    The first minister of state; the prime minister.