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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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