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NOUN (2)

1. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development;
- Example: "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"
- Example: "the artist's gifts are at their acme"
- Example: "at the height of her career"
- Example: "the peak of perfection"
- Example: "summer was at its peak"
- Example: "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"
- Example: "the summit of his ambition"
- Example: "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"
- Example: "at the top of his profession"
[syn: acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top]

2. the extreme top or summit;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of the highest quality;
- Example: "an ace reporter"
- Example: "a crack shot"
- Example: "a first-rate golfer"
- Example: "a super party"
- Example: "played top-notch tennis"
- Example: "an athlete in tiptop condition"
- Example: "she is absolutely tops"
[syn: ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops(p)]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tiptop \Tip"top`\, n. [Tip end + top.] The highest or utmost degree; the best of anything. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tiptop \Tip"top`\, a. Very excellent; most excellent; perfect. [Colloq.] "Four tiptop voices." --Gray. "Sung in a tiptop manner." --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tiptop adj 1: of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops" [syn: ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops(p)] n 1: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession" [syn: acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top] 2: the extreme top or summit