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French translation of “top”

top

noun /top/
the highest part of anything
haut; sommet; du haut
the top of the hill the top of her head.
the position of the cleverest in a class etc
en tête (de)
He’s at the top of the class.
the upper surface
dessus
the table-top.
a lid
couvercle, bouchon
I’ve lost the top to this jar a bottle-top.
a (woman’s) garment for the upper half of the body; a blouse, sweater etc
haut
I bought a new skirt and top.
topless adjective having no top
sans haut
very high.
d’une hauteur démesurée
topping noun something that forms a covering on top of something, especially food
garniture
a tart with a topping of cream.
top hat /ˈtopə/ abbreviation (topper) a man’s tall hat, worn as formal dress
haut-de-forme
He was wearing a top hat and tails.
top-heavy adjective having the upper part too heavy for the lower
trop lourd du haut
That pile of books is top-heavy – it’ll fall over!
top-secret adjective very secret
ultra-secret
top-secret information.
at the top of one’s voice very loudly
à tue-tête
They were shouting at the top(s) of their voices.
be/feel etc on top of the world to feel very well and happy
se mettre en route
She’s on top of the world – she’s just got engaged to be married.
from top to bottom completely
de fond en comble
They’ve painted the house from top to bottom.
the top of the ladder/tree the highest point in one’s profession.
haut de l’échelle
top up to fill (a cup etc that has been partly emptied) to the top
remplir à nouveau
Let me top up your glass/drink.
(Definition of top from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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