[adjective furst-neym; verb furst-neym] /adjective ˈfɜrstˌneɪm; verb ˈfɜrstˈneɪm/
of or relating 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.
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.
a name given to a person at birth, as opposed to a surname Also called Christian name, forename, given name
noun 1. . noun 1.
[furst-nahy-ter] /ˈfɜrstˈnaɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who often or usually attends the theater, opera, etc., on opening night.
[fur-mer] /ˈfɜr mər/ noun, Carpentry. 1. a narrow-bladed chisel for paring and mortising, driven by hand pressure or with a mallet. /ˈfɜːmə/ noun 1. a chisel or gouge with a thin blade, used on wood Sometimes shortened to firmer
[furm] /fɜrm/ adjective, firmer, firmest. 1. not soft or yielding when pressed; comparatively solid, hard, stiff, or rigid: firm ground; firm texture. 2. securely fixed in place. 3. not shaking or trembling; steady: a firm voice. 4. not likely to change; fixed; settled; unalterable: a firm belief. 5. steadfast or unwavering, as persons or principles: […]