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 ?
Topper had clearly got his eye upon one of Scrooge's niece's sisters, for he answered that a bachelor was a wretched outcast, who had no right to express an opinion on the subject.
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.
"He rode the race well enough," Somerfield admitted, "but the mare is a topper, and no mistake.
In the black topper the light was completely hidden, and they flew on in silence.
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."
Enjoy a better night's sleep with this cool gel memory foam mattress topper from Starry Night.
Sandra Baiju Prasad is the UAE topper in commerce stream with 99 per cent.
Not all UAE schools share their results with the media and there is no official topper list by the CBSE for UAE schools.
In the Science stream, Dithi Dinesan emerged as the school topper with 97.6% marks closely followed by Anjali Aju with 97% marks in the second position and Amal P B in the third position with 96.4%.
The (http://www.lightandfit.com/light-yogurt/greek-crunch/smores/) Light & Fit Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S'Mores Flavor may contain peanuts in the topper ingredients, which were not disclosed on the label.