top-notch meaning, top-notch definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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top-notch  

   , top notch  
If you describe someone or something as top-notch, you mean that they are of a very high standard or quality.  
INFORMAL, OLD-FASHIONED      adj  
(=first-rate)  
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adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
n.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
n.
participant-driven meeting with no predefined agenda as opposed to high-price, top-down and formal conferences
n.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
adv.
maximum; no more (or later) than; at the most
E.g.: You have to be back at 11 o'clock tops; The show lasted one hour tops

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