grasstops

See also: grass-tops and grass tops

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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 of grasstop

grasstops ‎(plurale tantum)

  1. 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.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:grasstops.