from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang First-rate; excellent: Her new novel is tops.
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- adv. At the very most; maximum.
- n. Plural form of top.
- n. The uppermost field of a dartboard; the double-20 field
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of top.
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- adj. of the highest quality
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Five hundred miles per hour tops is a better substitute, especially with a couple of further restrictions (at five hundred miles per hour, even, his senses are starting to get blurred, not be able to catch up).
They scoff at our Europeans for eating bread, which they call tops of weeds, and horse meat, not fit for men; and yet Scaliger accounts them a sound and witty nation, living a hundred years; even in the civilest country of them they do thus, as Benedict the
Green (and all its derivatives) Whether list compilers are sick of worrying about the planet's destruction or merely of the shorthand used to describe it and the means to avert disaster remains unclear, but this term tops the list, closely followed by
We have 70cm of snow up at Blackholm and it's snowing at the local mountain tops which is about 10 mins from the house but 1300 m higher.
However, the Alan Moore-Dave Gibbons collection again tops Bookscan's graphic novel chart for April, followed by lots and lots of Naruto.
They let their "muffin tops" hang over their jeans or shorts and their "abondanza" pop up over the top of their tank tops.
Oklahoma's Griffin tops list of early NBA draft hopefuls.
My guess is that you don't see Mexican women over 65 with muffin tops over their jeans because they don't live that long - those muffins'll do you in every time.
I stood and watched the most brilliant display of aurora I had ever seen, shooting over the mountain tops in the east like lava from a volcano, writhing overhead to the opposite horizon, snaking into crowns and shooting towards the ground like harpoons of light.
Andrews led the 800 (after setting national records indoors at 800 and 1,000 meters) and Dunbar was tops from the 3,000 through the 2-mile.