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Wiktionary2.8 / 5 votes

  1. first of alladverb

    firstly, first up, first

  2. first of alladverb

    firstly; before anything else.

    first up, firstly, first

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 6 votes

  1. first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first offadverb

    before anything else

    "first we must consider the garter snake"

    for the first time, first, first off, foremost, firstly

Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. before all others

    Submitted by evacin5001 on April 2, 2020  

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  1. Chris Smalls:

    First of all, there is no infighting because they’re not in.

  2. Henry Cuellar:

    First of all, we are not going to have a wall.

  3. Reggie Miller:

    No. No. Absolutely not. I’m sorry, first of all, his momentum is taking him with him. He has to swing back. You cannot give this young man a technical foul for this. He’s not showing up or anything. Because if he doesn’t (hang on the rim), he’s going to almost kill himself. You’ve got to swing on the rim.

  4. Meghan McCain:

    Well, first of all, I have family members and good friends who all work on Capitol Hill in Republican politics, and trust me, the Republican Party and people on Capitol Hill are embarrassed by this. So, I think I have a lot better sourcing on that than you do, Joy. No offense.

  5. Joan Tarshis:

    First of all, I kept it a secret because I was afraid to talk about it, because of Mr. Cosby's power. Then, when we came out, and lots of other women started to come out, we were called liars, and now that the truth has come out -- that he has bought drugs in order to drug women to have sex with him -- I'm just so relieved that the truth has come out.

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