See also: Topping
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈtɑpɪŋ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtɒpɪŋ/
- Rhymes: -ɒpɪŋ
- Hyphenation: top‧ping
- (Britain, informal, dated) wonderful
- 1953, Roald Dahl, Galloping Foxley:
- 'Well,' he said, settling back in the seat directly opposite. 'It's a topping day.'
- (archaic) Assuming superiority; proud.
- 1698, Robert South, Twelve Sermons upon Several Subjects and Occasions:
- A second Ground, upon which Men are apt to persuade themselves, that they shall escape the Stroke of Divine Justice for their Sins, is their Observation of the great and flourishing Condition of some of the topping Sinners of the World.
topping (plural toppings)
- Any food item added on top of another, such as sprinkles on ice cream or pepperoni on pizza.
- The act of cutting off the top of something.
- (nautical) The act of raising one extremity of a spar higher than the other.
- (nautical) Either of the cables that support the ends of a spar or boom.
- (fishing) The tail of an artificial fly.
- (food item added on top): garnish
food on top
topping m (plural toppings)
- topping (of food)