or Top For·ty, top for·ty
- (sometimes lowercase) the 40 most popular or best-selling recordings, songs, etc., within a stated time period.
- pertaining to, designating, or being the Top 40.
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Examples from the Web for top 40
Top-40 music is blaring and the crowd, most of whom are standing, is young, modish, and easy on the eyes.Inside Beacher's Madhouse, L.A.'s Craziest Nightclub
June 22, 2013
He was instead just a master broadcaster, a sportscaster where Beck had been a Top-40 DJ.The End of the Wingnuts?
January 22, 2011