first-nighter first-nighter

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone habitually a spectator at the openings of theatrical productions

Usage(s):

  1. Ekins' record stood unchallenged till last month, when a wealthy widow named Clara Adams, famed in airline circles as an inveterate first-nighter, saw her chance.
  2. This week's cover story is a good opportunity to introduce our theater man, who last fall replaced Louis Kronenberger, PTI'S distinguished first-nighter for 23 years.
  3. It soon became clear, however, that at least one first-nighter found Voznesensky's revue an ideological bust.
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