from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that removes tops or puts tops on.
- n. One that is exceedingly or surpassingly good of its kind.
- n. Slang Something, such as a witticism, that surpasses all that has gone before.
- n. A woman's short, lightweight coat.
- n. Slang A top hat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something that is on top.
- n. A top hat.
- n. Something for removing the top of something.
- n. Something that exceeds those previous in a series, as a joke or prank.
- n. A single-handed dinghy, 11 foot (3.6 metres) in length, with only one sail.
- n. Head, chief.
- n. A fine or remarkable person.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One that tops, in any sense of the verb
- n. A cover of a top layer or part.
- n. One that excels, surpasses, or is extraordinary of its kind.
- n. Any device for cutting off tops.
- n. One who tops steel ingots.
- n. A three-square float (file) used by comb makers.
- n. A top hat.
- n. Tobacco left in the bottom of a pipe bowl; -- so called from its being often taken out and placed on top of the newly filled bowl. Also, a cigar stump.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An exceptionally high sea or wave.
- n. One who or that which tops.
- n. One who or that which excels; anything surpassing or extraordinary.
- n. A blow on the head.
- n. Same as float-file (which see, under file).
- n. The stump of a smoked cigar; the tobacco which is left in the bottom of a pipe-bowl.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone before
- n. a woman's short coat
- n. a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)
- n. a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
- n. the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
- n. a worker who makes or adds the top to something
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"No!" shouted the other; and with a make believe of fierceness, Jack gave each what he called a topper on the head with one of the kiris he held.
Forget that's a drop in the bucket of our foreign aid, or that the Republicans would stonewall any reallocation of money to unemployment or the welfare system: The topper is that this was actually an initiative of the George W. Bush Administration as part of its anti-AIDS campaign, one of the few decent things that ol 'W did.
And the topper is Democrats saying they'll vote for McCain if Hillary doesn't get the nod.
For kimchi, cut a topper from a Korean newspaper; for chutney, use a Hindi newspaper; for salsa a Spanish newspaper.
And, the topper is I met the Queen of all mummys – the lovely Erica Ehm. The proof that she’s beyond special in my book?
Yet he is what Indians called a topper, top of his class.
But the topper is a quote from John 14:12–14 of the Holy Bible King James Version.
The topper was his tout of Afghan war-making (August 2007 speech) and championing of Bush's patently illegal and civil liberties-busting, anti-terrorism measures.
The topper was the not so subtle inference that the target of the chimp depiction and more was an African-American male, namely President Obama.
The topper is the letter that came from Continental's 'Customer Care' division (who are they kidding?).