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topline

[top-lahyn] /ˈtɒpˈlaɪn/
adjective
1.
so important as to be named at or near the top of a newspaper item, advertisement, or the like:
a topline actress; topline news.
2.
of the highest reputation, importance, etc.:
a topline business firm.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; top1 + line1
Related forms
topliner, noun
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top-drawer

adjective

Of the highest quality; most superior; tops: The drinks they serve are absolutely top-drawer

[1920+; fr a British expression out of the top drawer, ''upper-class, well-bred'']


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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