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tip-top

noun \ ˈtip-ˈtäp , -ˌtäp \

Definition of tip-top

:the highest point

Origin and Etymology of tip-top

3tip + top


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tip-top

adjective

Definition of tip-top

:excellent, first-rate
  • tip-top working conditions

First Known Use of tip-top

1722

tip-top Synonyms

Synonyms
A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful
Antonyms
atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched
Related Words
acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditional
Near Antonyms
bad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate

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tip-top

adverb

Definition of tip-top

:very well

First Known Use of tip-top

1882


TIP-TOP Defined for English Language Learners

tip-top

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


TIP-TOP Defined for Kids

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tiptop

adjective tip·top \ ˈtip-ˈtäp \

Definition of tiptop for Students

:excellent, first-rate
  • I'm in tiptop shape.

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tiptop

noun

Definition of tiptop for Students

:the highest point


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