of or among the highest rank, level, importance, or quality: It was again named the top-tier exterior house paint.She was sought after by three top-tier college basketball teams.
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How to use top-tier in a sentence
He is what he is: a typical top-tier athlete willing to do just about anything to excel at his chosen sport.
Clinton was the first top tier U.S. official to confer with Abbas since it began.Peace After the Arab Spring: Will the Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Last? | P.J. Crowley | November 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The top-tier cabinet posts get the most attention—Treasury, State, Defense, and Justice.Obama’s Next Inner Circle: Who Will Fill the New Cabinet? | Eleanor Clift | November 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And to the delight of many, they are still playing top-tier tennis in their early 30s.
Work and the gym are often out—and, increasingly, top-tier matchmakers are in.More Rich, High-Powered Women Are Turning to Matchmakers to Find Love | Paula Froelich | August 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, you may wonder how they raised the bodies to place them in the compartments of the top tier.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete | Emile Zola
"On the top tier," whispered Olga Petrovna, still pale and trembling.Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes | Various
The low chamber was crowded with rows of bunks, steel skeleton bunks three tiers high, the top tier just under the ceiling.The Harbor | Ernest Poole
Dukovski took the candle in his hand and climbed up to the top tier of the sweating frame.Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes | Various