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tops

  

Slang  
      n  
1    a person or thing of top quality  
      adj  
2    postpositive   excellent; superb  


high tops  
      pl n   training shoes that reach above the ankles  
TOPS  
      n     (in Britain)  
      acronym for   Training Opportunities Scheme  
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TOPS  
      n     (in Britain)  
      acronym for   Training Opportunities Scheme  


high tops  
      pl n   training shoes that reach above the ankles  
tops  
Slang  
      n  
1    a person or thing of top quality  
      adj  
2    postpositive   excellent; superb  

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top

  

      n  
1    acme, apex, apogee, crest, crown, culmination, head, height, high point, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, vertex, zenith  
2    cap, cork, cover, lid, stopper  
3    first place, head, highest rank, lead  
4    blow one's top        (informal)   blow up     (informal)   do one's nut     (Brit. slang)   explode, fly into a temper, fly off the handle     (informal)   go spare     (Brit. slang)   have a fit     (informal)   lose one's temper, see red     (informal)   throw a tantrum  
5    over the top      a bit much     (informal)   excessive, going too far, immoderate, inordinate, over the limit, too much, uncalled-for  
      adj  
6    best, chief, crack     (informal)   crowning, culminating, dominant, elite, finest, first, foremost, greatest, head, highest, lead, leading, pre-eminent, prime, principal, ruling, sovereign, superior, topmost, upper, uppermost  
      vb  
7    cap, cover, crown, finish, garnish, roof, tip  
8    ascend, climb, crest, reach the top of, scale, surmount  
9    be first, be in charge of, command, head, lead, rule  
10    beat, best, better, eclipse, exceed, excel, go beyond, outdo, outshine, outstrip, surpass, transcend  
  
Antonyms     
,       n  
1    base, bottom, foot, nadir, underneath, underside  
      adj   amateurish, bottom, incompetent, inept, inferior, least, lower, lowest, second-rate, unknown, unranked, worst  
      vb  
10    fail to equal, fall short of, not be as good as  


top up     
add to, augment, boost, enhance, fill out or up, supplement  

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See also:

high tops, top, top, big top

tops 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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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
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
n.
When economic outlook remains uncertain, top management complains about the parsimony of expense reimbursements. Shareholders will not look kindly to executives flying helicopters or first-class international flights unrestrained. chenrong.hubpages.com
n.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
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