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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.
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  • If they ever sprouted 'twould make a tip-top codfish pasture.

    Cape Cod Stories Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But they were sure to be "tip-top chaps," and "up to everything."

    The Daltons, Volume II (of II) Charles James Lever
  • As you say, one can't begin at the tip-top—nor yet at the top.

    Elsie Marley, Honey

    Joslyn Gray
  • I was the tip-top of the sirjeants of the regiment—long life to it!

    Canada and the Canadians Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
  • His wife, who was a tip-top lady, insisted that she should come there.

    A Jolly Fellowship Frank R. Stockton
  • A likely young feller with a team an' a woman could do tip-top on that eighty.

    Prairie Folks Hamlin Garland
  • We have got a first-rate plan, and we shall have a tip-top time.

    In School and Out Oliver Optic

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