first class

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

first class (not comparable)

  1. Belonging to the best or top group in a system of classification.
    That was a first class restaurant.
  2. Of, or relating to the most luxurious and expensive class of accommodation on a train, ship, hotel, etc.
    We travelled first class to New York.
  3. Of, or relating to a class of mail to be delivered before second class.
    First class stamps are now more expensive.
  4. (cricket) Of, or relating to a first class match.
  5. (programming) Of, or relating to a treatment like that for a first-class citizen.
    Java has no first-class functions, so function objects are usually expressed by an interface with a single method.

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Proper noun[edit]

first class

  1. A rank in the Boy Scouts of America, above tenderfoot and second class, that traditionally has required proficiency in scoutcraft skills.