Definition of Top 40

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the forty best-selling audio recordings for a given period

Top 40

adjective

Definition of Top 40 (Entry 2 of 2)

: constituting, playing, listing, or relating to the Top 40 Top 40 hits Top 40 stations Top 40 charts

First Known Use of Top 40

Plural noun

1965, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Top 40 was in 1965

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“Top 40.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Top%2040. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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Top 40

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Top 40

: the forty best-selling music recordings for a particular period of time

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