Definitions of tops

  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"

Usage examples for tops

  1. The steep hills that ran down to the river were cultivated in many places to near their tops. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. It will be told from the house tops to- night, but when it is told I will have reached the hills. – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  3. The tops of trees moved slowly. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  4. We passed several small houses built on the tops of large tree- stumps. – Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines by H. Wilfrid Walker
  5. Higher and higher grew the pine- trees and up with them went the girl until at last the tops touched the sky. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  6. Was it the voice of the wind and the voice of the bird in the tree- tops? – Clover and Blue Grass by Eliza Calvert Hall
  7. Wouldn't you like to have wings so you could fly over the tree- tops, like the Eagle? – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  8. Who can understand the language Of this going in the tree- tops? – The Poems of Henry Van Dyke by Henry Van Dyke
  9. For a few seconds it circled over the tree- tops and then alighted on one of the branches. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  10. At last the man looked up, and smiled, and eyed the golden mountain- tops far off across the valley. – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  11. Indeed the tops of their heads were very curly. – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  12. The pine- tops subsided into stillness. – Children of the Wild by Charles G. D. Roberts
  13. Yes, to lead travellers up to the mountain- tops. – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  14. From that time until day, their mutual fears kept both parties quiet: the daylight was the signal for battle, which the Fregellans contrived to maintain, for a considerable time, without loss of ground; both because they fought for their religion and liberty; and the multitude, who were unfit to bear arms, assisted them from the tops of the houses. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  15. For a little while he watched the sunlight dance out in the market- place and the boys running and spinning tops- then he shut his eyes and went to sleep. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  16. You would say so if you had only seen this multitude pressing eagerly on my steps, rushing down from the tops of the mountains, calling on me, seeking me out, saluting me. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  17. " Well, it's getting on toward sunset," and Burt glanced at the sun, just above the western tree tops. – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  18. Cazell tops this without a pause; he says, " Ah! – Happy-Thought Hall by F. C. Burnand
  19. He heard the wind in the pine- tops and the thud of snow, shaken from the tossing branches, on the roof. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss