top dollar

top dollar
top dollar UK US noun [U] INFORMAL
a very high price: pay top dollar (for sth) »

Our customers are willing to pay top dollar for high quality products.

get top dollar (for sth) »

Consultants here can get top dollar for their services.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • top dollar — ☆ top dollar n. Informal the highest price, salary, etc. being paid for a particular commodity or service …   English World dictionary

  • top dollar — noun : the highest amount being paid for a commodity or service willing to pay top dollar to get them Dean Failey * * * Informal. the maximum amount being or likely to be paid: to pay top dollar for the jewelry. * * * top dollar UK US noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • top dollar — /tɒp ˈdɒlə/ (say top doluh) noun Colloquial the maximum amount of money as a purchase price: I ll pay you top dollar if you sell to me …  

  • top-dollar — /ˈtɒp dɒlə/ (say top doluh) adjective Colloquial very expensive: top dollar water views …  

  • top dollar — noun Date: 1970 the highest amount being paid for a commodity or service < willing to pay top dollar to get them Dean Failey > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • top dollar — Informal. the maximum amount being or likely to be paid: to pay top dollar for the jewelry. * * * …   Universalium

  • top dollar — noun The maximum amount of money that an item, service, or worker is worth; a very high price. Within six months, Goodie was back in radio, earning just about the top dollar for a writer ($3,000 weekly) as Danny Kayes chief scripter …   Wiktionary

  • top dollar — UK / US noun [uncountable] informal a very high price Japanese companies are paying top dollar for these sites …   English dictionary

  • top dollar N. Amer. — top dollar N. Amer. informal a very high price. → top …   English new terms dictionary

  • top dollar — top′ dol′lar n. cvb inf the maximum amount being or likely to be paid …   From formal English to slang

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