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Meaning of FIRST CLASS

Pronunciation:  furst klas

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the most expensive accommodations on a ship or train or plane
  2. [n]  the highest rank in a classification
  3. [n]  mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
  4. [adv]  by first-class conveyance; with first-class accommodations; "we always travel first class"
  5. [adj]  of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"
 Synonyms: 1st class, 1st-class mail, excellent, fantabulous, first-class mail, priority mail, superior
 See Also: accommodation, correspondence, high quality, mail, superiority



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\First"-class`\, a.
Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first
division; of the best quality; first-rate; as, a first-class

{First-class car} or {First-class railway carriage}, any
   passenger car of the highest regular class, and intended
   for passengers who pay the highest regular rate; --
   distinguished from a second-class car.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: best, first-chop, first-rate, greatest, highest, maximal, maximum, most, superlative, supreme, tip-top, top, top-drawer, topflight, top-hole, topmost, top-notch, topping, tops, uppermost, utmost