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topnotch

or top-notch

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

First recorded in 1820–30; top1 + notch

Synonyms

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outstanding, notable, superior.
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Examples from the Web for topnotch

Historical Examples

  • As we neared Buzzard's Bay my spirits, which had been at topnotch, began to sink.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • In many of the cases, the scientific staff worked under the direction of a topnotch intelligence agent by the name of Steven Ames.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery

    Harold Leland Goodwin