Translation of "top" - English-Italian dictionary

top

noun uk /tɒp/ us /tɑp/

A2 the highest part of something

cima
They were waiting for him at the top of the stairs. Lo stavano aspettando in cima alle scale.

B1 a piece of women’s clothing worn on the upper part of the body

maglietta, top

the lid or cover of a container, pen, etc.

tappo
Put the top back on the bottle. Rimetti il tappo sulla bottiglia.
on top (of something)

on the highest point or surface of something, or covering something

sopra (qualcosa)
a cake with a cherry on top un dolce con sopra una ciliegina
The roof collapsed on top of them. Gli è crollato addosso il tetto.
at the top of your voice

shouting very loudly

a squarciagola

a a toy with rounded sides that turns round and round

trottola
adjective uk /tɒp/ us /tɑp/

B1 at the highest part of something

in alto, più alto, superiore, massimo
I can’t reach the top shelf. Non arrivo all’ultimo scaffale.

B1 the best, most important, or most successful

migliore, più importante, di più successo
He’s one of the country’s top athletes. È uno degli atleti di più successo del paese.

(Translation of “top” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)