German translation of “top”
top noun /top/
› the highest part of anything
the top of the hill the top of her head. › the position of the cleverest in a class etc
He’s at the top of the class. › the upper surface
the table-top. › a lid
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
I bought a new skirt and top. topless adjective › having no top
› very high.
topping noun › something that forms a covering on top of something, especially food
a tart with a topping of cream. top hat /ˈtopə/ abbreviation (topper) › a man’s tall hat, worn as formal dress
He was wearing a top hat and tails. top-heavy adjective › having the upper part too heavy for the lower
That pile of books is top-heavy – it’ll fall over! top-secret adjective › very secret
top-secret information. at the top of one’s voice › very loudly
aus vollem Halse
They were shouting at the top(s) of their voices. be/feel etc on top of the world › to feel very well and happy
She’s on top of the world – she’s just got engaged to be married. from top to bottom › completely
von oben bis unten
They’ve painted the house from top to bottom. the top of the ladder/tree › the highest point in one’s profession.
der Gipfel des Erfolgs
top up › to fill (a cup etc that has been partly emptied) to the top
Let me top up your glass/drink.