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tip–top

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noun \ˈtip-ˈtäp, -ˌtäp\

Definition of tip–top

  1. :  the highest point

Origin and Etymology of tip–top

3tip + top


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tip–top

adjective

Definition of tip–top

  1. :  excellent, first-rate tip–top working conditions

First Known Use of tip–top

1722


3

tip–top

adverb

Definition of tip–top

  1. :  very well

First Known Use of tip–top

1882


TIP–TOP Defined for English Language Learners

tip-top

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noun

Definition of tip–top for English Language Learners

  • : the highest point of something

tip-top

adjective

Definition of tip–top for English Language Learners

  • : very good : excellent or great


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