verb (used with object), first-named, first-nam·ing.
Definition for first-name (2 of 2)
Origin of first name
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He still pinches himself, he said, for being on first-name basis with folks like the Clintons.Malala, Bloomberg Honored At The CGI Global Citizen Awards|Nina Strochlic|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Voters are on a first-name basis with candidates because of it.The Democrats’ Last Woman Standing: New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan|Allison Yarrow|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That warm, fuzzy feeling is reciprocated—more often than not on a first-name basis.
Why, then, are you on first-name terms with everyone in the scientific group except me?Masters of Space|Edward Elmer Smith
"Doan' go so fas', Hoo," called Mr. Lum, for they had long since reached the first-name stage.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell
It seemed unlikely that necktie drummers would be on terms of first-name intimacy with Shakespeare.Why Joan?|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
They had dropped formality and were on a first-name basis now.Space Viking|Henry Beam Piper