Definition of at the top of the heap in English:

at the top of the heap

phrase

  • (of a person) at the highest point of a society or organization.

    ‘privileged backgrounds no longer guarantee positions at the top of the heap’
    • ‘Either way, in these days of six-stars hotels and bulging hotel prices, it's kind of nice to see that an old standby is at the top of the heap.’
    • ‘Surgeons are at the top of the heap of medical practitioners.’
    • ‘When you're at the top of the heap, there is no need to reinvent the wheel.’
    • ‘Now you are at the top of the heap, it's time to make future plans.’
    • ‘The console's time at the top of the heap is drawing to an end.’
    • ‘We've found 50 companies whose sales put them at the top of the heap.’
    • ‘Those at the top of the heap command millions of dollars in endorsements and brand campaigns.’
    • ‘When you're at the top of the heap, you better be ready for some criticism.’
    • ‘I can only imagine how contestants who aren't at the top of the heap feel.’
    • ‘In the land of the overpaid, chief executives are at the top of the heap.’