Definition of top gun
: one who is at the top (as in ability, rank, or prestige)
Examples of top gun in a sentence
He's the team's top gun.
The company has its top guns handling the lawsuit.
First Known Use of top gun
TOP GUN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of top gun for English Language Learners
: a person who is the best at a particular activity
: a powerful or important person
Learn More about top gun
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up top gun? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).