top of the line

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - top of the line

"top of the line"

of the very highest quality


Related words and phrases:

Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - top of the line

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: Have you seen the new robotic assembler in the factory yet?

Colleague 2: I have and it is absolutely amazing. It is fully automatic with built in diagnostics and maintenance functions. It looks like it is a really high-quality machine.

Colleague 1: It was the very best model the company was selling. It is top of the line.

Colleague 2: Must have been very expensive.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - top of the line

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1: Nice top-of-the-line juice extractor. I think I saw it in a store for around two thousand dollars.

Friend 2: It is the best on the market. It uses a slower, pressing process but results in the most nutritious, vitamin-packed juice available. It is also super easy to clean and comes with a lifetime guarantee.

Test Your Understanding  

top of the line - Usage:


Usage Frequency Index:   1,586   click for frequency by country

top of the line - Gerund Form:

Being a top-of-the-line sports car, its price was very high.

top of the line - Examples:

1)  You're at the top of the line now. You're someone super, super special.

2)  In order to do that, the skateboarders will need top of the line DC footwear that will allow them to twist, turn, and flip their board ...

3)  Why isn't your hardware top of the line instead of what everyone else is releasing? What happened to removable batteries?

4)  ... when we bought our first house, my dad gave us a top of the line vacuum cleaner as a house warming gift! It was nicer than our car.

5)  Kids don't need top of the line equipment when they're starting so used is fine.

6)  ... the size of the battery pack it is equipped with. A top of the line model costs up to $107,350. The publication also noted Tesla's commitment to ...

7)  If you want to go for top of the line technology you need someone to bank-roll the probably tens of millions it'll cost to ...

8)  Many of the private clinics have top of the line facilities and grandiose appearances while the public hospitals lack various necessary resources. 

9)  And if money is no object, the top of the line solar filter that will guarantee great detail and the ability to see prominences on the ...

10)  It looks good, it handles good, it has only the top of the line components and I am beyond happy with it. 

11)  ... base model still costs $500, has only Wi-Fi and holds 16 gigabytes. The top-of-the-line model still costs $830, has 64 gigabytes of storage and can also get online via ethernet.

12)  The SOCCER.COM website showcases an unequaled selection of top-of-the-line soccer merchandise used by world-class players and teams. 

13)  Got my heart set on a new Mustang, the top-of-the-line one with a V8 engine.

14)  Papoose explains how top-of-the-line lawyers helped him walk away with $1.5 million.

15)  ... most expensive components you can afford unless you're an enthusiast and want the most top-of-the-line system you can afford.

16)  He's prouder of that bike than he would be of a top-of-the-line model from the most expensive bike store. 

17)  ... of state-of-the-art dedicated track, advanced control systems, elegant multi-modal train stations, and top-of-the-line 220 mph trains.

18)  You can not seriously look at a company's top-of-the-line models and say that the whole brand is too expensive. That's ridiculous.

19)  Custom tiles, top-of-the-line appliances and luxurious fireplaces can drive the price through the roof. 

20)  The German manufacturer has been making top-of-the-line automobiles since 1926, including the CL-Class luxury coupe.