top of the tree

Definition of top of the tree

British, informal

  1. :  the most powerful or most successful position in a profession, organization, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the highest point, level, or part of something :  summit, crown

    :  a garment worn on the upper body

    :  the head of a plant

  1. :  of, relating to, or being at the top :  uppermost

    :  chief, leading

    :  of the highest quality, amount, or degree

  1. :  to be or become higher than :  overtop

    :  to be superior to :  excel, surpass

    :  to gain ascendancy over :  dominate

  1. :  a commonly cylindrical or conoidal device that has a tapering point on which it is made to spin and that is used especially as a toy

treeplay
  1. :  a woody perennial plant having a single usually elongate main stem generally with few or no branches on its lower part

    :  a shrub or herb of arborescent form

    :  something in the form of or resembling a tree: such as

  1. :  to drive to or up a tree

    :  to put into a position of extreme disadvantage :  corner

    :  to bring to bay


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