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Definition of Top dog

Babylon English

(Slang) boss, leader
Top dog Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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top dog
n : a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation" [syn: head, chief]



ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
boss, leader, head honcho Kruger is top dog now, but he could lose the next election.
English Idioms WM 1.3a
boss, leader, head honcho 
Kruger is top dog now, but he could lose the next election.
Australian Slang
person in the highest position; leader; boss
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
(synonym) head, chief
(hypernym) leader
(hyponym) administrator, executive
Top dog Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
The expression top dog is an idiomatic for the boss or the leader. In a competition, it is also the favorite or the one expected to win, and the opposite of the underdog. It may be a shorthand reference for a dominance hierarchy.

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