topper

noun top·per \ ˈtä-pər \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of topper

1 : one that is at or on the top
2 a : silk hat
b : opera hat
3 : something (such as a joke) that caps everything preceding
4 : a woman's usually short and loose-fitting lightweight outer coat
5 : one that puts on or takes off tops

Examples of topper in a Sentence

  1. Their new song soon became a chart topper.

  2. there are lots of good reasons we can't go to the concert, but the fact that the tickets are all sold out is the topper

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First Known Use of topper

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TOPPER Defined for English Language Learners

topper

noun

Definition of topper for English Language Learners

  • : something that is placed on top of something else

  • : something that is highest on a list

  • the topper : the thing that is better, worse, etc., than everything before it



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