第一把交椅

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Chinese[edit]

firstly
 
handle; (a measure word); (marker for direct-object); to hold; to contain; to grasp; to take hold of
simp. and trad.
(第一把交椅)
第一 交椅

Etymology[edit]

From: 第一 the first + measure word + 交椅 chair with a high back and arms

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

第一把交椅

  1. the top banana; top of the heap

Usage notes[edit]

  • said in praise of someone's position or ability