Definition of top-hole in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtäp ˌhōl/ /ˈtɑp ˌhoʊl/


informal, dated, humorous British
  • Excellent; first-rate.

    • ‘this CD is a top-hole purchase’
    • ‘When he made that announcement, the prime minister presumably did not mean that the official would continue to do his first-class job until Wednesday evening, whereupon he would draft a truly top-hole letter of resignation.’
    excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, splendid, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate, outstanding