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tiptop

[n. tip-top; adj. tip-top, -top; adv. tip-top] /n. ˈtɪpˌtɒp; adj. ˈtɪpˈtɒp, -ˌtɒp; adv. ˈtɪpˈtɒp/
noun
1.
the extreme top or summit.
2.
Informal. the highest point or degree:
the very tiptop of physical condition.
3.
Chiefly British Informal. the highest social class.
adjective
4.
situated at the very top.
5.
Informal. of the highest quality; excellent:
a tiptop meal.
adverb
6.
in a tiptop manner; very well:
It's shaping up tiptop.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; gradational compound; see tip1, top1
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British Dictionary definitions for tiptop

tiptop

/ˌtɪpˈtɒp/
adjective, adverb
1.
at the highest point of health, excellence, etc
2.
at the topmost point
noun
3.
the best in quality
4.
the topmost point
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