top billing


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top billing

1. The placement of the name of the main star, performer, or other headliner at the top of a film or theatrical poster or playbill or other promotional material. I'm keeping this poster because this is the first time I've gotten top billing!
2. By extension, a position of prominence or primary recognition. You did the most work on this report, so you should get top billing.
See also: billing, top
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Latin bandleaders who get top billing receive "top dollar.
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Despite their top billing in the title of the book, however, the Lifebuoy men were not the main characters in the play as it was actually performed.