What does Premier mean?

Definitions for Premierprɪˈmɪər, -ˈmyɪər, ˈpri mɪər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Premier.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Prime Minister, PM, premier(noun)

    the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom

  2. chancellor, premier, prime minister(adj)

    the person who is head of state (in several countries)

  3. premier(a), prime(a)(adj)

    first in rank or degree

    "an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister"

  4. premier, premiere(verb)

    preceding all others in time

    "the premiere showing"

  5. premier, premiere(verb)

    be performed for the first time

    "We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success"

  6. premier, premiere(verb)

    perform a work for the first time


  1. premier(Noun)

    The leader of the government in parliament and leader of the cabinet.

  2. premier(Noun)

    The government leader in a legislative congress or leader of a government-level administrative body; the head of government.

  3. premier(Noun)

    The first lieutenant or other second-in-command officer of a ship.

  4. premier(Verb)

    To perform, display or exhibit for the first time.

    The composer invited all his friends when they premiered the movie he orchestrated, we got to see it before anyone but the crew.

  5. premier(Adjective)

    Foremost; first or highest in quality or degree.

  6. Origin: From premier (as an adjective), from primarius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Premier(adj)

    first; chief; principal; as, the premier place; premier minister

  2. Premier(adj)

    most ancient; -- said of the peer bearing the oldest title of his degree

  3. Premier(noun)

    the first minister of state; the prime minister

  4. Origin: [F. premier, fr. L. primarius of the first rank, principal, fr. primus the first. See Primary, Prime, a.]


  1. Premier

    Premier is a title for the head of government in some countries and states.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Premier

    prē′mi-ėr, adj. prime or first: chief: (her.) most ancient.—n. the first or chief: the prime-minister.—v.i. to govern as premier.—adj. and n. Première (pre-myār′), first or leading actress, dancer, forewoman, &c.—n. Prē′miership. [Fr.,—L. primarius, of the first rank—primus, first.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Premier' in Adjectives Frequency: #711


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Premier in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Premier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Barack Obama:

    Guantanamo is one of the premier mechanisms for jihadists to recruit.

  2. Michael Stipe:

    It remains the premier unsolved American surrealist act of the 20th century.

  3. Jeff Bezos ':

    It's very gratifying that the world's premier launch companies are choosing our engines.

  4. Jeff Bezos ':

    It’s very gratifying that the world’s premier launch companies are choosing our engines.

  5. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)

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