Definition of first class in English:

first class

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noun

  • 1A set of people or things grouped together as the best.

    • ‘he has created an orchestra of the first class’
    1. 1.1The best and most expensive accommodations in a train or other form of transport.
      • ‘I boarded the plane and took my seat in first class’
      best, pick, cream, flower, nonpareil, elect
    2. 1.2British A university degree or examination result in the highest classification.
      ‘he was placed in the first class of the honor school of modem history’
      • ‘One of the driving forces behind Advancing Together, the region's strategic framework, is the need to provide a first-class quality of life for everyone and be intolerant of discrimination.’
      • ‘The children of Ballou deserve a chance at the first-class quality of education Whitman students receive.’
      • ‘Although the 1st Infantry Division was a first-class unit, it did suffer the occasional bad officer.’
      • ‘The sample that I inspected showed superb quality walnut stock and hand guards, first-class metal finish and flawless functioning.’
      • ‘The cricket facilities were superior to what most first-class grounds produce in New Zealand.’
      • ‘Indeed, if these plans do go ahead, they could put Swindon on the sporting map providing first-class facilities for elite and grass roots-level athletes in a number of sports.’
      • ‘Excellent customer service backed by first-class technology will be our prime area of focus during this year.’
      • ‘It's always a pleasure to try fruit driven wines, produced from local grapes which have been enhanced by careful selection, skillful blending and first-class wine-making skills.’
      • ‘We have a superior range of products to offer and first-class financial advice to go with them.’
      • ‘It was a first-class test of analysis, selection and integration which demonstrated a student's ability to think clearly before making a judgment.’
      • ‘Editor John McLellan has worked exceptionally hard to make his a first-class evening newspaper.’
      • ‘It so happens we have three first-class stadia in Glasgow and a lot of matches will take place there.’
      • ‘Its top-notch dining, elegantly restored 1920s-era grandeur, and first-class service earn raves from business travelers.’
      • ‘They all demonstrated to me that high-quality, robust software was running on first-class hardware.’
      • ‘But where can you go to find sublime destinations and premier lodging when you really want to go first-class?’
      • ‘His selection was proved to be first-class when, after just three minutes Simon landed a penalty from halfway and a quarter of an hour later did the same again.’
      superior, first-rate, high-quality, top-quality, top, top-tier, quality, high-grade, five-star, fine

Pronunciation

first class

/ˈˌfərs(t) ˈklas/ /ˈˌfərs(t) ˈklæs/

adjective

  • 1Of the best quality or in the highest grade.

    ‘a stadium with first-class facilities’
    • ‘the service was first class’
    • ‘a first-class director and choreographer’
    • ‘One of the driving forces behind Advancing Together, the region's strategic framework, is the need to provide a first-class quality of life for everyone and be intolerant of discrimination.’
    • ‘The children of Ballou deserve a chance at the first-class quality of education Whitman students receive.’
    • ‘Although the 1st Infantry Division was a first-class unit, it did suffer the occasional bad officer.’
    • ‘The sample that I inspected showed superb quality walnut stock and hand guards, first-class metal finish and flawless functioning.’
    • ‘The cricket facilities were superior to what most first-class grounds produce in New Zealand.’
    • ‘Indeed, if these plans do go ahead, they could put Swindon on the sporting map providing first-class facilities for elite and grass roots-level athletes in a number of sports.’
    • ‘Excellent customer service backed by first-class technology will be our prime area of focus during this year.’
    • ‘It's always a pleasure to try fruit driven wines, produced from local grapes which have been enhanced by careful selection, skillful blending and first-class wine-making skills.’
    • ‘We have a superior range of products to offer and first-class financial advice to go with them.’
    • ‘It was a first-class test of analysis, selection and integration which demonstrated a student's ability to think clearly before making a judgment.’
    • ‘Editor John McLellan has worked exceptionally hard to make his a first-class evening newspaper.’
    • ‘It so happens we have three first-class stadia in Glasgow and a lot of matches will take place there.’
    • ‘Its top-notch dining, elegantly restored 1920s-era grandeur, and first-class service earn raves from business travelers.’
    • ‘They all demonstrated to me that high-quality, robust software was running on first-class hardware.’
    • ‘But where can you go to find sublime destinations and premier lodging when you really want to go first-class?’
    • ‘His selection was proved to be first-class when, after just three minutes Simon landed a penalty from halfway and a quarter of an hour later did the same again.’
    superior, first-rate, high-quality, top-quality, top, top-tier, quality, high-grade, five-star, fine
    1. 1.1Denoting or relating to the best accommodations in a train or other form of transport.
      • ‘first-class passengers’
    2. 1.2Relating to a class of mail given priority for fast delivery.
      • ‘a copy was sent by first-class mail’
    3. 1.3British Relating to the highest division in the results of a university examination.
      • ‘a first-class honors degree’
      gifted, talented, virtuoso, genius, accomplished, ingenious, masterly, inventive, creative

Pronunciation

first class

/ˈˌfərs(t) ˈklas/ /ˈˌfərs(t) ˈklæs/

adverb

  • 1Using the best quality accommodations in a train or other form of transport.

    • ‘she flew first class from Miami to London’
    superior, first-rate, high-quality, top-quality, top, top-tier, quality, high-grade, five-star, fine
    1. 1.1Using a class of mail given priority for fast delivery.
      • ‘I sent it first class so you should get it tomorrow’
      expert, skilled, skilful, masterly, virtuoso, master, consummate, proficient, talented, gifted, adept, adroit, deft, dexterous, able, good, competent, capable, efficient, experienced, seasoned, trained, practised, professional, polished, well versed, versed, smart, clever, ingenious, ready, apt, handy, artful

Pronunciation

first class

/ˈˌfərs(t) ˈklas/ /ˈˌfərs(t) ˈklæs/