topper


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top·per

(tŏp′ər)
n.
1. One that removes tops or puts tops on.
2. Something that goes on top of something else: a mattress topper; cake topper.
3. See truck cap.
4.
a. A short, lightweight coat.
b. Informal A top hat.
5.
a. One that is exceedingly or surpassingly good of its kind.
b. Informal Something, such as a witticism, that surpasses all that has gone before.

topper

(ˈtɒpə)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) an informal name for top hat
2. a person or thing that tops
3. informal a remark that caps the one before

top•per

(ˈtɒp ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that tops.
2. a woman's loose, usu. lightweight topcoat, esp. one that is hip-length.
[1665–75]

topper

short for top hat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topper - a worker who makes or adds the top to somethingtopper - a worker who makes or adds the top to something
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.topper - a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)topper - a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
3.topper - the person who is most outstanding or excellenttopper - the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others; "he could beat the best of them"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
4.topper - an exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone beforetopper - an exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone before
humor, wit, witticism, wittiness, humour - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
5.topper - a woman's short coattopper - a woman's short coat      
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
6.topper - a man's hat with a tall crowntopper - a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
Translations

topper

[ˈtɒpəʳ] N
1. (= hat) → sombrero m de copa, chistera f
2. (US) the topper was thatpara colmo ..., para acabar de rematar ...

topper

n (inf, = hat) → Angströhre f (inf)

topper

[ˈtɒpəʳ] n (fam) → cilindro
References in classic literature ?
For they were a musical family, and knew what they were about, when they sung a Glee or Catch, I can assure you: especially Topper, who could growl away in the bass like a good one, and never swell the large veins in his forehead, or get red in the face over it.
And I no more believe Topper was really blind than I believe he had eyes in his boots.
In the black topper the light was completely hidden, and they flew on in silence.
He rode the race well enough," Somerfield admitted, "but the mare is a topper, and no mistake.
Instead of the new white topper of Saradine, was a black one of antiquated or foreign shape; under it was a young and very solemn face, clean shaven, blue about its resolute chin, and carrying a faint suggestion of the young Napoleon.
As it is, the billy-cock comes in and the topper goes out, and nobody takes the slightest notice of either; at this time of night the chances are that there's not a soul in the building except ourselves.
The scientifically supported topper allows for more restful slumber through its ergonomic, breathable design, and high resilience which help users turn over more easily.
Our Own English High School, Sharjah, recorded topper in commerce while Delhi Private School, Sharjah shared the top rank in humanities along with IHS Dubai.
THE field for the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow has been shaken up with the news top weight Harry Topper will no longer run in the race.
Harry Topper, with Jason Maguire on board at Newbury earlier |this year, has been forced out of the Welsh Grand National
If you have even a passing interest in great beer, chances are good you've heard of Heady Topper, the intensely hoppy, grapefruitily-delicious American double IPA by The Alchemist Brewery in Waterbury, Vermont.
Topper band 26 is wrapped around the peg four times, topper band 28 twice, and topper band 27 just once.