Carcajou, like a good many other places, commonly favored the top-dog when it came to betting.
We may love to be top-dog, but we do prefer to get it off our own bat.
In the one case, one proves himself top-dog of the mind; in the other, top-dog of the muscle.
The late under-dog now intended to bite and worry as the top-dog had done.
He has always been top-dog—bright, light, strong, unassailable.
top-dog—a pity that this superiority must be for ever kept secret, when one considered how he would be annoyed at the information.
The top-dog spirit was fast oozing out of me, and I sat there sourly dusting the skirts of my poor country-tailor-made coat.
She landed boats' crews from time to time just to show that she was top-dog, without their even being fired upon.
[said to have originated fr a burlesque routine having to do with a bunch of bananas]