Definition of top-heavy
- a top-heavy bureaucracy
- a novel top-heavy with description
: likely to fall over because the top part is too large and heavy for the bottom part
: having too many people whose job is to manage workers and not enough ordinary workers
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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