of the highest quality

an ace reporter


a crack shot


a first-rate golfer


a super party


played top-notch tennis


an athlete in tiptop condition


she is absolutely tops

ace, ↑A-one, ↑crack, ↑first-rate, ↑super, ↑tiptop, ↑topnotch, ↑tops
Similar to: ↑superior
Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism

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first-rate, first-class, second-to-none, matchless, peerless, top, top-flight, leading, supreme, superior, prime, excellent, outstanding, superlative, premier, exceptional, splendid, superb, fine, admirable
COLLOQ. super, A1, ace, crack, out of this world
SLANG wicked, way-out, cool, radical, mega

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: top notch
: of the highest or best attainable : tip-top, first-rate, unsurpassed

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top-notchˈ adjective (informal)
Excellent, first-rate
• • •
Main Entry:top

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top-notch UK US adjective informal
very high in quality

a top-notch university

Thesaurus: bestsynonym

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top-notch or top|notch «TOP NOCH», adjective.
Informal. first-rate; best possible: »

a top-notch show, a top-notch storyteller.

SYNONYM(S): supreme, incomparable.

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adj. informal of the highest quality; excellent

a top-notch hotel

top-notcher n.

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/ˈtɑːpˈnɑːʧ/ adj
informal : of the best quality

The hotel offers top-notch service.

Their food is top-notch. [=excellent]

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ˌtop-ˈnotch f41 [top-notch] adjective (informal)
excellent; of the highest quality

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • top|notch — top notch or top|notch «TOP NOCH», adjective. Informal. first rate; best possible: »a top notch show, a top notch storyteller. SYNONYM(S): supreme, incomparable …   Useful english dictionary

  • top-notch — UK US /ˌtɒpˈnɒtʃ/ US  /ˌtɑːpˈnɑːtʃ/ adjective INFORMAL ► extremely good: »top notch scientists/lawyers/artists »The state school system offers a top notch education. »The new conference centre has top notch facilities …   Financial and business terms

  • top-notch — (adj.) also top notch, 1848, from TOP (Cf. top) (n.1) + NOTCH (Cf. notch) (n.). Figurative of the highest point of something, but the exact mechanical image is uncertain …   Etymology dictionary

  • top-notch — ☆ top notch [täp′näch′ ] adj. Informal first rate; excellent * * * top notch or top·notch (tŏpʹnŏchʹ) adj. Informal First rate; excellent. * * * …   Universalium

  • top-notch — adj informal something that is top notch is of the highest quality or standard ▪ I was lucky and got myself a job with a top notch company …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • top-notch — adjective INFORMAL very high in quality: a top notch university …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • top notch — If something is top notch, it s excellent, of the highest quality or standard …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • top-notch — [adj] first rate A 1, ace, blue chip*, choice, excellent, fine, first class, first string*, five star, highest quality, in a class all by itself*, prime*, sound, superior, supreme, tiptop*, top level, uppermost, very best, very good; concept 574 …   New thesaurus

  • top|notch|er — «TOP NOCH uhr», noun. Informal. a first rate person or thing …   Useful english dictionary

  • top-notch — index best, premium, select Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • top-notch — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ of the highest quality …   English terms dictionary

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