English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'first-rate'

(adjective) 
Definition
of the best quality
They were dealing with a first-rate professional.
Synonyms
excellent
We complimented him on doing an excellent job.
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outstanding
an outstanding tennis player
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first class
The food was first-class.
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exceptional
His piano playing is exceptional.
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mean (slang)
She plays a mean game of tennis.
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topping (British, slang)
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top
a candlelit dinner at a top restaurant
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tops (slang)
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prime
It was one of the City's prime locations.
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cool (informal)
this summer's coolest film
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crack (slang)
He is said to be a crack shot.
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cracking (British, informal)
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crucial (slang)
, ,
superb
a superb 18-hole golf course
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mega (slang)
, ,
dope (slang)
,
sick (slang)
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world-class
He was determined to become a world-class tennis player.
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admirable
The film tells its story with admirable economy.
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wicked (slang)
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def (slang)
, ,
second to none
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top-notch (informal)
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brill (informal)
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tiptop
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bodacious (slang, mainly US)
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boffo (slang)
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the dog's bollocks (taboo, slang)
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jim-dandy (slang)
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A1 or A-one (informal)
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bitchin' (US, slang)
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chillin' (US, slang)
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booshit (Australian, slang)
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exo (Australian, slang)
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sik (Australian, slang)
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rad (informal)
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phat (slang)
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schmick (Australian, informal)
The band launch their schmick new CD next week.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of admirable
Definition
deserving or inspiring admiration
The film tells its story with admirable economy.
Synonyms
great (informal),
cracking (British, informal),
first-class,
dope (slang),
top-notch (informal),
brill (informal),
tiptop,
A1 or A-one (informal),
bitchin' (US, slang),
chillin' (US, slang),
booshit (Australian, slang),
exo (Australian, slang),
sik (Australian, slang),
ka pai (New Zealand),
rad (informal),
phat (slang),
schmick (Australian, informal),
beaut (informal),
barrie (Scottish, slang),
belting (British, slang),
pearler (Australian, slang)
in the sense of cool
Definition
marvellous
this summer's coolest film
Synonyms
mean (slang),
cracking (British, informal),
crucial (slang),
first-class,
mega (slang),
dope (slang),
def (slang),
top-notch (informal),
brill (informal),
bodacious (slang, US),
boffo (slang),
bitchin' (US, slang),
chillin' (US, slang),
booshit (Australian, slang),
exo (Australian, slang),
sik (Australian, slang),
QL,
ka pai (New Zealand),
rad (informal),
phat (slang),
schmick (Australian, informal),
beaut (informal),
barrie (Scottish, slang),
belting (British, slang),
pearler (Australian, slang),
funky
in the sense of crack
Definition
first-class or excellent
He is said to be a crack shot.
Synonyms

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