Last modified on 25 December 2013, at 08:10

top shelf

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • (British: material with adult content): Such material is often stored on the top shelf in a newsagent's shop, where it is both less visible and harder to reach without being seen.

AdjectiveEdit

top shelf (not comparable)

  1. (US, idiomatic) best, or high quality
  2. (UK, idiomatic) Describing books, magazines, or movies that have adult content, or soft-core porn.
    Jim has a lot of top shelf magazines.

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