first name

noun

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English

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first-name

[adj. furst-neym; v. furst-neym]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to one's first, or given, name; familiar; intimate: They were on a first-name basis soon after meeting.
verb (used with object), first-named, first-naming.
2.
to address (someone) by his or her first name, especially as a sign of informality or familiarity: The boss doesn't like the employees to first-name her.
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first name
 
n
Christian name, forename, Also called: given name a name given to a person at birth, as opposed to a surname

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