top notch

 The best, most important.
 ► “Top-notch leaders think of themselves as master storytellers. They use anecdotes to teach, chart complex social territory, perpetuate important values, and point the way through change.” (Working Women, Sept. 1995, p. 14)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • top|notch — top notch or top|notch «TOP NOCH», adjective. Informal. first rate; best possible: »a top notch show, a top notch storyteller. SYNONYM(S): supreme, incomparable …   Useful english dictionary

  • top-notch — UK US /ˌtɒpˈnɒtʃ/ US  /ˌtɑːpˈnɑːtʃ/ adjective INFORMAL ► extremely good: »top notch scientists/lawyers/artists »The state school system offers a top notch education. »The new conference centre has top notch facilities …   Financial and business terms

  • top-notch — (adj.) also top notch, 1848, from TOP (Cf. top) (n.1) + NOTCH (Cf. notch) (n.). Figurative of the highest point of something, but the exact mechanical image is uncertain …   Etymology dictionary

  • top-notch — ☆ top notch [täp′näch′ ] adj. Informal first rate; excellent * * * top notch or top·notch (tŏpʹnŏchʹ) adj. Informal First rate; excellent. * * * …   Universalium

  • top-notch — adj informal something that is top notch is of the highest quality or standard ▪ I was lucky and got myself a job with a top notch company …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • top-notch — adjective INFORMAL very high in quality: a top notch university …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • top notch — If something is top notch, it s excellent, of the highest quality or standard …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • top-notch — [adj] first rate A 1, ace, blue chip*, choice, excellent, fine, first class, first string*, five star, highest quality, in a class all by itself*, prime*, sound, superior, supreme, tiptop*, top level, uppermost, very best, very good; concept 574 …   New thesaurus

  • top|notch|er — «TOP NOCH uhr», noun. Informal. a first rate person or thing …   Useful english dictionary

  • top-notch — index best, premium, select Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • top-notch — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ of the highest quality …   English terms dictionary

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