top flight

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  1. the highest or most outstanding level, as in achievement or development: students in the top flight of their class.

Other words from top flight

  • topflight, top-flight, adjective
  • topflighter, top-flighter, noun

Words Nearby top flight Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use top flight in a sentence

  • 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.

  • 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


  1. of superior or excellent quality; outstanding

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