pay, earn, charge, etc. top dollar

top dollar

A very large amount of money, especially more than is typical or reasonable. You can expect to pay top dollar for just about everything in this part of the city. He's a brilliant attorney, but he charges top dollar for his services. Computer programmers can earn top dollar in this part of the country.
See also: dollar, top

pay, earn, charge, etc. top ˈdollar

pay, earn, charge, etc. a lot of money: If you want the best, you have to pay top dollar.We can help you get top dollar when you sell your house.
See also: dollar, top