on top meaning

  "on top" in a sentence
[American idiom]
victorious over something; famous or notorious for something.
I have to study day and night to keep on top.
Bill is on top in his field.

[American slang]
adv. or adj. phr., informal In the lead; with success; with victory. The horse that everyone had expected would be on top actually came in third. Although John had been afraid that he was not prepared for the exam, he came out on top.


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  1. huge waves came crashing almost on top of us ..
  2. he gets commission on top of his salary.
  3. i'll beat everyone and come out on top.
  4. put this record on top of the others.
  5. he puts her card on top of the pile.

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