tiptop


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tip·top

 (tĭp′tŏp′)
n.
1. The highest point; the summit.
2. The highest degree of quality or excellence.
adj.
Excellent; first-rate: an athlete in tiptop condition.
adv.
Very well; excellently.

tiptop

(ˌtɪpˈtɒp)
adj, adv
1. at the highest point of health, excellence, etc
2. at the topmost point
n
3. the best in quality
4. the topmost point

tip•top

(ˈtɪpˌtɒp, -ˈtɒp)

n.
1. the extreme top or summit.
2. the highest point or degree, as of excellence.
adj.
3. situated at the very top.
4. of the highest quality, rank, etc.: an athlete in tiptop shape.
adv.
5. very well.
[1695–1705; see tip1, top1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiptop - the highest level or degree attainabletiptop - the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
degree, stage, level, point - a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
2.tiptop - the extreme top or summit
top side, upper side, upside, top - the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted"
Adj.1.tiptop - of the highest qualitytiptop - 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"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"

tiptop

adjective
Translations

tiptop

[ˈtɪpˈtɒp] ADJde primera, excelente
in tiptop condition [car] → en excelentes condiciones; [person] → en plena forma
a tiptop showun espectáculo de primerísima calidad

tiptop

[ˌtɪpˈtɒp] adj in tiptop conditionin ottime condizioni
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