Definition of first night noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    first night

    BrE BrE//ˌfɜːst ˈnaɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɜːrst ˈnaɪt//
    Producing a play
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  1. 1the first public performance of a play, film/movie, etc. I got tickets for the first night of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. The first night of the school play is just days away and the cast still don’t know their lines. See related entries: Producing a play
  2. 2(North American English) a public celebration of New Year’s Eve
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: first night