Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


Slang definitions & phrases for tip-top



Excellent; first-rate: He assured me his health was tip-top (1722+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for tip-top
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • As you say, one can't begin at the tip-top—nor yet at the top.

    Elsie Marley, Honey Joslyn Gray
  • We have got a first-rate plan, and we shall have a tip-top time.

    In School and Out Oliver Optic
  • We passed through a rain squall and the balloon rode that tip-top.

  • tip-top,” he answered, in an attempt to match her cheery greeting.

    The Forester's Daughter Hamlin Garland
  • Old Hurricane and his party packed up to be ready for the stage to take them to tip-top the next day.

    Capitola's Peril Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • Tom was on the point of adding, "tip-top," but stopped just in time.

    Tom, The Bootblack Horatio Alger
  • She sprang into her saddle, and, bidding Jem follow her, took the road toward tip-top.

    Capitola's Peril Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth

Word of the Day

Word Value for tip

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for tip-top