topline

[ top-lahyn ]
/ ˈtɒpˈlaɪn /

adjective

so important as to be named at or near the top of a newspaper item, advertisement, or the like: a topline actress; topline news.
of the highest reputation, importance, etc.: a topline business firm.

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Origin of topline

First recorded in 1925–30; top1 + line1

OTHER WORDS FROM topline

top·lin·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for topliner

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

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