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Translation of "top" - English-French dictionary

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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