first-come

[ furst-kuhm ]
/ ˈfɜrstˈkʌm /

adjective

arranged, considered, or done in order of application or arrival, as for purposes of service: orders filled on a first-come basis.

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Example sentences from the Web for first-come

  • This is enough to prove that he was not the first-come ignoramus or madman that some people then liked to think him.

    The Liberation of Italy|Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco