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first-name



Pronunciation: (
adj.fûrst'nām";
v.fûrst'nām'),
[key]
adj., v., -named, -nam•ing.


adj.
of or pertaining to one's first, or given, name; familiar; intimate: They were on a first-name basis soon after meeting.

v.t.
to address (someone) by his or her first name, esp. as a sign of informality or familiarity: The boss doesn't like the employees to first-name her.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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