Origin of topper
Examples from the Web for topper
The look was subtle, sweet and screamed “au natural”—even though she paid $75 for the topper.
Suicidal course ... changes nothing ... quasi-socialist country ... and of course, the topper: a war on capitalism.
In her defense, the former Mrs. Topper Mortimer claims to have been caught unawares by the crew herself.
Her marriage to Topper Mortimer—whose family once ran Standard Oil—has only aided her ascent.
Turns out, Topper doesn't know they used the footage because she hasn't had the heart to tell him.
The casual observer might have thought that Mr. Topper was actually indulging in a wink.
At any rate, you're about the only fellow in these parts who can stand a frock-coat and topper—that's the test.The Tysons|May Sinclair
She heard no sound, and Mr. Bast's topper was missing from the hall.Howards End|E. M. Forster
“And now for a topper,” he cried, as the rod was raised by still another peg.Amos Huntingdon|T.P. Wilson
Mr. Topper obeyed, with alacrity in his step, and a wink in his eye.
"the best (of anything)," 1709, originally slang, agent noun from top (v.).