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[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


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