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top gun

noun

Simple Definition of top gun

  • : a person who is the best at a particular activity

  • : a powerful or important person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of top gun

  1. :  one who is at the top (as in ability, rank, or prestige)

Examples of top gun in a sentence

  1. He's the team's top gun.

  2. The company has its top guns handling the lawsuit.



1974

First Known Use of top gun

1974


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