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grasstops

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps modelled on grassroots.

AdjectiveEdit

grasstops (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Of, related to, or involving local influential figures.

NounEdit

grasstops

  1. plural form of grasstop
  2. (idiomatic, plural only) People in a position of power or influence at a local level.
    • 2010, Wendell Potter, Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR IS Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans, Bloomsbury Press (2010), ISBN 9781608192816, page 35:
      Or, when just the 'grasstops' are needed, we recruit just a few of a target's key friends or contributors to join us.
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