top man

n
British
a vulgarly or unfashionably dressed male. The ironic term, heard among adoles-cents and young adults, particularly stu-dents and yuppies since the late 1980s, refers to the Top Man stores which sell low-price fashion clothing.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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