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topping

noun

Simple Definition of topping

  • : a food that is added to the top of another food

Full Definition of topping

  1. 1 :  something that forms a top; especially :  a garnish (as a sauce, bread crumbs, or whipped cream) placed on top of a food for flavor or decoration

  2. 2 :  the action of one that tops

  3. 3 :  something removed by topping

Examples of topping

  1. What toppings do you want on the pizza?

  2. an ice-cream sundae with whipped-cream topping



14th Century

First Known Use of topping

14th century

Rhymes with topping


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topping

adjective

Definition of topping

  1. 1 :  highest in rank or eminence

  2. 2 New England :  proud, arrogant

  3. 3 chiefly British :  excellent



Examples of topping

  1. <I know a topping new pub in Southwark where we won't run into any toffs.>



Circa 1685

First Known Use of topping

circa 1685



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