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topline

[top-lahyn]
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adjective
  1. so important as to be named at or near the top of a newspaper item, advertisement, or the like: a topline actress; topline news.
  2. of the highest reputation, importance, etc.: a topline business firm.
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Origin of topline

First recorded in 1925–30; top1 + line1
Related formstop·lin·er, noun
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Historical Examples

  • "I always thought Ralston was cast for a topliner," continued the hostess, as he modestly evaded their congratulations.

    Mortmain

    Arthur Cheny Train