- • top-drawer• topflight• topnotchSee: top-draweradj informalOf the best; or most important kind.
Mary's art work was top-drawer material.
Mr. Rogers is a top-drawer executive and gets a very high salary.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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top-drawer — [täp′drôr′] adj. of first importance, privilege, etc. * * * top drawer (tŏpʹdrôrʹ) adj. Of the highest importance, rank, privilege, or merit. * * * … Universalium
top drawer — top drawer, adj. the highest level in rank, excellence, or importance: a musician strictly out of the top drawer. [1900 05] * * * … Universalium
top-drawer — adj [only before noun] informal of the highest quality ▪ England need to produce a top drawer performance if they want to win this match … Dictionary of contemporary English
top-drawer — adjective MAINLY BRITISH of high quality or social class: a top drawer performance … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
top drawer — top′ drawer′ n. the highest level in status, excellence, or importance • Etymology: 1900–05 top′ drawer′, adj … From formal English to slang
top drawer — ► NOUN informal ▪ high social position or class. ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ of the highest quality or social class … English terms dictionary
top-drawer — [täp′drôr′] adj. of first importance, privilege, etc … English World dictionary
top-drawer — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) adjective Etymology: top drawer 1. : of the highest social level top drawer socialites whom he has escorted Life 2. : of the highest level of rank, excellence, or importance the top drawer … Useful english dictionary
top drawer — noun : the highest level of society, authority, or excellence has a low social opinion of the … ruling class who do not come out of the top drawer V.S.Pritchett the majority of critics currently place him in the top drawer Granville Hicks * * *… … Useful english dictionary
Top Drawer — Infobox Album | Name = Top Drawer Type = Album Artist = Mel Tormé | Released = 1983 Recorded = May 1983 Genre = Jazz Length = 38:41 Label = Concord Records Producer = Carl Jefferson Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5… … Wikipedia