over the top
phrasal beyond the bounds of what is expected, usual, normal, or appropriate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • over the top — {adv. phr.} 1. Out of the trenches and against the enemy. * /The plan was to spend the night in the trenches and go over the top at dawn./ * /Johnny found that he was braver than he thought he would be when his company went over the top./ 2. Over …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • over the top — {adv. phr.} 1. Out of the trenches and against the enemy. * /The plan was to spend the night in the trenches and go over the top at dawn./ * /Johnny found that he was braver than he thought he would be when his company went over the top./ 2. Over …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • over-the-top — adjective Date: 1984 extremely or excessively flamboyant or outrageous < an over the top performance > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Over the head of — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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