top dollar

top dollar


: the highest amount of money that something costs or that someone earns

Full Definition of TOP DOLLAR

:  the highest amount being paid for a commodity or service <willing to pay top dollar to get them — Dean Failey>

First Known Use of TOP DOLLAR



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