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topper

[ top-er ]
/ ˈtɒp ər /
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noun

a person or thing that tops.
a woman's loose, usually lightweight topcoat, especially one that is knee-length or shorter.
Informal. top hat.
British Slang. an excellent or well-liked person or thing.

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Origin of topper

First recorded in 1665–75; top1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for topper

topper
/ (ˈtɒpə) /

noun

an informal name for top hat
a person or thing that tops
informal a remark that caps the one before
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