imprimis

[im-prahy-mis, -pree-]

Origin of imprimis

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin, contraction of phrase in prīmīs in the first place, above all
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for imprimis

Historical Examples of imprimis


British Dictionary definitions for imprimis

imprimis

adverb
  1. archaic in the first place

Word Origin for imprimis

C15: from Latin phrase in prīmīs, literally: among the first things
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012