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firstcomer

first·com·er
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst-kuhm-er]
    • /ˈfɜrstˌkʌm ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst-kuhm-er]
    • /ˈfɜrstˌkʌm ər/

Definitions of firstcomer word

  • noun firstcomer a person who arrives first or among the first. 1
  • noun firstcomer One who comes first; a person or entity being the first to arrive, or the first in sequence. 0

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Origin of firstcomer

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65; first + comer

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Parts of speech for Firstcomer

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

firstcomer popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

firstcomer usage trend in Literature

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