- the highest or most outstanding level, as in achievement or development: students in the top flight of their class.
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Examples from the Web for top-flight
With former Kansas City Mayor Carol Marinovich balking, the Democrats are left searching for a top-flight candidate for the seat.Who Will Fall Next?
Samuel P. Jacobs
January 20, 2010
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
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.
This story was rejected by two top-flight science-fiction editors for the same reason: "Too hot to handle."The Edge of the Knife
Henry Beam Piper
But Chris was out to prove something, and to get a reputation as a top-flight administrator.Badge of Infamy
Lester del Rey
- of superior or excellent quality; outstanding