double first Examples noun British University.
- a first in two subjects.
- a student who earns a first in two subjects.
Examples from the Web for double first Historical Examples of double first
They only pluck the ‘swells,’ the fellows who have taken a double-first at Oxford.
Charles James Lever
We may say that no man ever gets a double-first in anything without an effort.
Do you mean that you wish to be a parson, and that after taking a double-first?
I thought then that all the world must give way to me, because I had taken a double-first.
It was like setting a double-first to construe the first book of Cæsar.
S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for double first double first noun
- British a first-class honours degree in two subjects