top-line

topline

[top-lahyn]
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:
1925–30; top1 + line1

topliner, noun
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