top billing

noun

Definition of top billing

  1. 1 :  prominent emphasis, featuring, or advertising

  2. 2 :  the position at the top of a theatrical bill usually featuring the star's name

Examples of top billing in a Sentence

  1. despite being of epic proportions, the African famine rarely received top billing in the American press

First Known Use of top billing

1945



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