top dollar


Also found in: Idioms.

top dollar

n.
The highest amount being paid for a commodity or service: paid top dollar for the tickets.

top dollar

n
informal the highest level of payment

top′ dol′lar


n.
the maximum amount being or likely to be paid.
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Toyota dealership promises drivers will get top dollar for their trades, even if they don't purchase new vehicles.
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The point is that sanctions cannot be bypassed all the time and that when they are bypassed, Iran must pay top dollar.
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They'll pay top dollar when the key managers are involved in the sale process and are committed to staying with the business.
Accies did Billy Reid (right) proud - first by giving him a full season without flogging their starlets then by getting top dollar when they did.
Russell believes the school board would, in a sale to another public agency such as the university, be willing to accept less than top dollar.
GM Ned Colletti paid top dollar to get a younger version of Kenny Lofton for a position where the Dodgers needed to upgrade.
The 540,000 s/f building was sold by a CB Richard Ellis brokerage team led by Bill Shanahan and Darcy Stacom using an unusual single round sealed bidding process at the oddball sistence KIA that had prompted some brokers to question whether the property would yield top dollar.
Collectors pay top dollar for antlers, and mounting techniques for these trophies have come a long way in the last ten years.
After going it alone for the first few years, Iverson realized that his little piece of paradise could attract top dollar from visitors looking to get away from the frenetic pace of city life.
Your paper revealed last week we are paying top dollar while the rest of the world doesn't.