top

1) vb
to kill or execute (someone). The term, which is part of underworld jargon, has existed since the late 18th century when it referred to hanging.
2) adj
British
excellent, fashionable. A vogue term of approbation among adolescents from the late 1980s. In this sense, the word was probably adopted first in the north of England, later spreading to all other regions. Mint and fit were other fashiona-ble synonyms from the same period.
► "... do you enjoy being a pop star? I think it's top, me.' (Liam Gallagher of Oasis interviewed in NME, 30 September 1995)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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