top-notch


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top-notch

or top·notch (tŏp′nŏch′)
adj. Informal
First-rate; excellent.
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top-notch

(ˈtɒpˈnɒtʃ)
adj
informal excellent; superb
ˈtop-ˈnotcher n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.top-notch - of the highest qualitytop-notch - 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"
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Translations

top-notch

[ˌtɒpˈnɒtʃ] ADJde primerísima categoría
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top-notch

[ˌtɒpˈnɒtʃ] adj (fam) (player, performer) → di razza; (school, car) → eccellente
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A man of soft civilization, sitting at a desk, would have grown lean and woe-begone on the fare that kept Kama and Daylight at the top-notch of physical efficiency.
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TOP NOTCH, the little horse with the biggest heart in racing, looked every bit his formidable best as he put a field including Grade 1 winner Black Corton and the in-from Charbel - officially rated his equal - to the sword with a top-notch performance in the 2m41/2f 32Red-backed Listed chase at Kempton yesterday.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue condemned on Monday the killing of an official whom the country's biggest tax-collection agency described as religious, hardworking, a top-notch tax collector and without an enemy.
"We use only TOP-NOTCH INGREDIENTS," shout the Kraft Heinz DEVOUR frozen-entree boxes, which evoke a trendy bistro as they try to attract millennials to dressed-up comfort foods.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's stripped Britain of its last remaining top-notch credit rating on Monday, slashing it by two notches from AAA and warning more downgrades could follow after Britons voted to leave the European Union last week.
A wide range of top-notch brands will be made available to the discerning shoppers in the carnival at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
TOP Notch Tonto has been supplemented at a cost of PS70,000 to what is a top-notch field of milers for Saturday's Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot.
WORCESTER boss Richard Hill believes it will take a "top-notch" effort from his players to keep Aviva Premiership newcomers London Welsh at bay tonight.
The boss of UAE telecoms firm du revealed the tightrope firms like his must tread as they try to serve consumers in an age where top-notch communications is considered "a human right".
Washington, Apr 24 ( ANI ): Nicki Minaj has claimed that being a pop star is as hard work as "running a big top-notch company".