Premier Pre"mi*er, a. [F. premier, fr. L. primarius of the first rank, principal, fr. primus the first. See Primary, Prime, a.] 1. First; chief; principal; as, the premier place; premier minister. --Camden. Swift. 2. Most ancient; -- said of the peer bearing the oldest title of his degree., Premier Pre"mi*er, n. The first minister of state; the prime minister.