Definition of top-class in US English:



  • Of the highest quality; excellent.

    ‘the songs are really top-class’
    ‘a top-class Shakespearean actor’
    • ‘In fact, Ireland has some top-class English Premiership players.’
    • ‘The problem is that this top-class listening experience usually comes with a hefty price tag.’
    • ‘After two weeks of top-class tennis, the Wimbledon field has been whittled down to two finalists.’
    • ‘Often when you read a top-class book a second time you appreciate it more.’
    • ‘The motel was a pretty place, but it wasn't top-class.’
    • ‘The beaches are superb and have attracted a small clutch of top-class hotels.’
    • ‘The food is a pricey but top-class mix of French, Mexican and local dishes.’
    • ‘It is a fact that physical fitness is most important in the making of a top-class athlete.’
    • ‘Two venues have been earmarked for a series of top-class recitals and concerts.’
    • ‘Jimmy was an outstanding Galway hurler who became a top-class referee.’