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Definition of "tops" []

  • Slang First-rate; excellent: Her new novel is tops. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tops" in a sentence
  • "Five hundred miles per hour tops is a better substitute, especially with a couple of further restrictions (at five hundred miles per hour, even, his senses are starting to get blurred, not be able to catch up)."
  • "They scoff at our Europeans for eating bread, which they call tops of weeds, and horse meat, not fit for men; and yet Scaliger accounts them a sound and witty nation, living a hundred years; even in the civilest country of them they do thus, as Benedict the"
  • "Green (and all its derivatives) Whether list compilers are sick of worrying about the planet's destruction or merely of the shorthand used to describe it and the means to avert disaster remains unclear, but this term tops the list, closely followed by"