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
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • 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 …   Australian English dictionary

  • top-dollar — /ˈtɒp dɒlə/ (say top doluh) adjective Colloquial very expensive: top dollar water views …   Australian English 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 — top′ dol′lar n. cvb inf the maximum amount being or likely to be paid …   From formal English to slang

  • top-dollar — see top …   English dictionary

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