topnounuk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/
top noun (HIGHEST PART)
- From the top of the Empire State Building, you can see the full extent of Manhattan.
- She had her hair all piled up on top of her head.
- Their house is on the top of a hill.
- She showed me to an attic bedroom at the top of the house.
- The cloud lifted, and the tops of the mountains suddenly came into view .
top noun (CLOTHES)
top noun (LID)
top noun (MOST IMPORTANT)
- a feather in your cap idiom
- a narrow squeak idiom
- a roaring success idiom
- every dog has its day idiom
- have sth under your belt idiom
- perform/work miracles/a miracle idiom
- quantum leap
- success story
top noun (EARRING)
top noun (LEAVES)
topadjective [before noun]uk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/
top adjective [before noun] (HIGHEST PART)
- The top few buttons on his shirt were open, revealing a mat of dark hair on his chest.
- The top deck of the bus was always full of people smoking.
- The burglars gained entry by a top window.
- Apply a fine line of highlighter along the middle of your top lip.
- The tune was pitched too high for me to reach the top notes.
topadjective, adverbuk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/
- Increasing the number of women in top management jobs will be a slow process.
- I'd put him among the top six tennis players of all time.
- The car has a top speed of 155 miles per hour.
- She won the top prize.
- Matthew Le Tissier was Southampton's top goalscorer that season.
- Clubs who finish in the top four qualify to play in the Champions League.
topadjective, exclamationuk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/ UK informal
topverbuk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/ (-pp-)
top verb (HIGHEST PART)
top verb (MOST IMPORTANT)
top verb (BEST)
top verb (KILL)