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tops

adjective \ ˈtäps \

Definition of tops

: topmost in quality, ability, popularity, or importance used predicatively
  • is tops in his field

Examples of tops in a Sentence

  1. He is tops in his field.

  2. You're tops in my book!

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Origin and Etymology of tops

plural of 1top


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tops

adverb

Definition of tops

: at the very most
  • will cost $50, tops

Examples of tops in a Sentence

  1. It takes me 15 minutes tops to do the dishes.

First Known Use of tops

1956

in the meaning defined above

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Definition of tops for English Language Learners

  • : highest in quality, ability, popularity, or importance


tops

Definition of tops for English Language Learners

  • : at the very most



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