the highest or most outstanding level, as in achievement or development: students in the top flight of their class.
- topflight, top-flight, adjective
- topflighter, top-flighter, noun
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How to use top flight in a sentence
The Republicans now have more top-flight minority candidates than the Democrats.
But the question is: how much top-flight talent can they recruit if Greenwald remains the organization's apparent front man?
It is hoped that Badar will now be able to get a job in a top flight hotel in India.
With former Kansas City Mayor Carol Marinovich balking, the Democrats are left searching for a top-flight candidate for the seat.
I may not be a top-flight genius like Metternick or Dahl, but my reputation does carry some weight with the Board.Dead Giveaway | Gordon Randall Garrett
Dave Turnbull, like any really top-flight investigator, had developed intuitive thinking to a fine art.Dead Giveaway | Gordon Randall Garrett
Some of the guests, who had not heard distinctly on which floor the kidnappers had found the children, climbed to the top flight.The Little Washingtons' Travels | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
The ball rises over his head, hovers an instant at top flight, or seems to; then shoots forward between the goal posts.Wisconsin in Story and Song; | Various
Do you think I'm to be at the beck and call of top-flight lodgers, who only pay five shillings a-week, and that not regular.The Boy Artist. | F.M. S.
British Dictionary definitions for top-flight
of superior or excellent quality; outstanding
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