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topline

[top-lahyn] /ˈtɒpˈlaɪn/
adjective
1.
so important as to be named at or near the top of a newspaper item, advertisement, or the like:
a topline actress; topline news.
2.
of the highest reputation, importance, etc.:
a topline business firm.
Origin of topline
1925-1930
1925-30; top1 + line1
Related forms
topliner, noun
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  • "I always thought Ralston was cast for a topliner," continued the hostess, as he modestly evaded their congratulations.

    Mortmain Arthur Cheny Train
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topline

verb

To feature as the main attraction: bio-pic that was expected to topline Elizabeth Taylor and Lauren Bacall

[1980s+]

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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