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top dollar

noun, Informal.
the maximum amount being or likely to be paid:
to pay top dollar for the jewelry. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for top-dollar

top dollar

(informal) the highest level of payment
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for top-dollar

top brass, the

noun phrase

  1. The highest of military officers: They went to the top brass at the Pentagon (1940s+)
  2. The highest executives, managers, etc: The top brass at Xerox liked the idea (1949+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with top-dollar

top dollar

The highest price, as in They'll have to pay top dollar at that resort. [ Second half of 1900s ]
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