first family

first fam·i·ly
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst fam-uh-lee, fam-lee]
    • /fɜrst ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst fam-uh-lee, fam-lee]
    • /fɜrst ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li/

Definitions of first family words

  • noun first family a family having the highest or one of the highest social ranks in a given place. 1
  • noun first family (often initial capital letters) the family of the president of the U.S. or the family of the governor of a state. 1
  • noun first family a family descended from a colonist or early settler in a country, region, etc.: one of the first families of Virginia. 1
  • singular noun first family The First Family is the U.S. president and their spouse and children. 0
  • noun first family a family considered to have prestige because of descent, social status, etc. 0
  • noun first family the family of the U.S. president 0

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Origin of first family

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45

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Parts of speech for First family


first family popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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