top-hole


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top-hole

(tŏp′hōl′)
adj. Chiefly British
First-rate; excellent.

top-hole

interj, adj
excellent; splendid

top′-hole′



adj. Brit.
first-rate.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.top-hole - excellenttop-hole - excellent; best possible    
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
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If the festive board doesn't groan under a new regiment of challenge cups, it will be no fault of theirs, and old Guillemard will have to do them top-hole all.
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The Maria development drilling from the rig Deep Sea Stavanger is expected during the first half of 2017, where the wells will be drilled using the top-hole mud recovery technique.
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This light-hearted romp is delightfully witty, packed with puns and boasts a few phrases that Wodehouse himself would have deemed top-hole.
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A clever script, laughs and some deft touches from the cast make it hard to find fault, but somehow the play, rather than this top-hole production, lacks that spark which would have make it a classic.