verb (used with object), pre·miered, pre·mier·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·miered, pre·mier·ing.
- premier cru,
- premier danseur,
Origin of premiere
noun, plural pre·mières [pri-meerz, -myairz; French pruh-myer] /prɪˈmɪərz, -ˈmyɛərz; French prəˈmyɛr/, verb (used with or without object), pre·miered, pre·mier·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for premiere
Their solidified friendship is one of the most touching details of the premiere, but it also puts Branson in a tricky predicament.
Lady Rose is also rather subdued in the premiere, which is a pity.
Did he participate in his own extortion and cancel his plans for a big Christmas premiere?
The highly anticipated sixth season of the hilarious spy-spoof will premiere on FX at 10 pm EST on January 8, 2015.‘Archer’ Season 6 Exclusive: Watch Six ‘Certified’ Videos and See the FX Series’ New Key Art|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two years later, Death Metal Angola is readying for its premiere, and the railway film remains unfinished.Death Metal Angola: Heavy Metal in War-Torn Africa|Nina Strochlic|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the excitement of the premiere, Janet and Helen were up early.Janet Hardy in Hollywood|Ruthe S. Wheeler
It had the unheard of distinction of being acted sixteen times in one month, from the premiere night to April 22.An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway|Martin Brown Ruud
She proceeded to give the Sanfordites a spectacle in toe dancing worthy a premiere.Marjorie Dean High School Senior|Pauline Lester
Miss Rennsdale was beautiful; she danced like a premiere; she had every charm but age.Penrod|Booth Tarkington
Strindberg was present at the premiere and although it was well received, to him it was all a fine occasion—except the play!Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger|August Strindberg
Word Origin for premiere
1889, "first performance of a play," from French première, in phrase première représentation, from fem. of Old French premier "first" (see premier). The verb is recorded from 1940.