or top-notch

[ top-noch ]
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  1. first-rate: a topnotch job.

Origin of topnotch

First recorded in 1820–30; top1 + notch

Other words for topnotch Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use topnotch in a sentence

  • And mother, I told you what kind of young men I met in Roseland; now, they are a sample of the top notch of society.

    A California Girl | Edward Eldridge
  • Bartley had dinner, and later strolled around to the Top-Notch livery to see that Dobe was being well cared for.

    Partners of Chance | Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • In a brand new field of fiction for boys the Chester brothers and their aeroplane seem destined to fill a top-notch place.

  • It's the crownin' top-notch of the whole business, havin' you come, too.

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
  • Youre top-notch in every department of the game, and as a captain youve more than met my expectations.

British Dictionary definitions for top-notch


/ (ˈtɒpˈnɒtʃ) /

  1. informal excellent; superb

Derived forms of top-notch

  • top-notcher, noun

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