First in importance, order, or position; leading
one of Britain's premier chefs
(Chiefly in French official classifications) a wine of a superior grade, or the vineyard that produces it
An actor who plays the part of the principal lover or young hero.
The chief minister of a government of an Australian state
A leading male dancer in a ballet company.
The top division of professional soccer in England and Wales
Attributive Relating to or characterized by the style in architecture, furniture, etc., characteristic of (the early part of) the reign of François I, typically regarded as a mixture of Italian and Gothic influences; designating such a style.
In various sports and games: the highest-ranking division. In extended use: the highest rank or level; the elite of a particular field.