Definitions for: Topper


[n] a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with beaver or silk
[n] a woman's short coat
[n] an exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone before
[n] the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others; "he could beat the best of them"
[n] a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)
[n] a worker who makes or adds the top to something



Webster (1913) Definition: Top"per, n.
1. One that tops, in any sense of the verb; specif.:
(a) A cover of a top layer or part. [Colloq.]
(b) One that excels, surpasses, or is extraordinary of its
kind. [Slang]
(c) Any device for cutting off tops; as, a turnip topper.
(d) One who tops steel ingots.
(e) A three-square float (file) used by comb makers.

2. A top hat. [Slang or Colloq.]

3. Tobacco left in the bottom of a pipe bowl; -- so called
from its being often taken out and placed on top of the
newly filled bowl. Also, a cigar stump. [Slang]

Synonyms: beaver, best, dress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat

See Also: chapeau, coat, hat, human, humor, humour, individual, lid, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, wit, witticism, wittiness, worker

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