top story

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top story

1. Literally, a higher or the highest level of a building. The executives all have their offices in the top stories of the sky scraper. We converted the top story into a standalone apartment that we rent out.
2. The brain; one's ability to think, understand, and rationalize. He's attractive, all right, but I don't think there's much going on in the top story. I never felt like I had a strong enough of an top story to do a master's degree.
See also: story, top

top story

 and upper story
Sl. the brain; one's mind and intellect. A little weak in the upper story, but other than that, a great guy. He has nothing for a top story.
See also: story, top

top story

and upper story
n. the brain. I don’t think her top story is occupied. A little weak in the upper story, but other than that, a great guy.
See also: story, top
References in classic literature ?
They said no more on the subject till after dinner, when they were ensconced in Sir Nathaniel's study, which was on the top storey. Doom Tower was a lofty structure, situated on an eminence high up in the Peak.
All these thoughts passed through my mind during the few moments that, having left the old lady's rooms, I was ascending to my own room on the top storey. What most struck me was the fact that, though I had divined the chief, the stoutest, threads which united the various actors in the drama, I had, until now, been ignorant of the methods and secrets of the game.
"craping up to thim top storeys in the ayvil hours." The gas and the electric light were off the house, and she fairly evoked a gruesome vision of her march through the great grey rooms - so many of them as there were too!
the floor level of the top storey level is +62.09 m nhn, ie 12.24 m above the floor level of the ground floor.
She and colleague PC Derek Bradbury were intent on searching the 20-storey Rotunda from the top storey down after being alerted to a bomb threat.
The second floor is occupied by pan-Asian restaurant and cocktail bar The Ivy Asia, while the top storey is home to a roof garden with a retractable roof and fire pits.
I remember having climbed up to the top storey hand-in-hand with my siblings.
The use of concrete is light and varied, seen in the facing panels and the top storey with its moulded niches reminiscent of a battlement.
It is made up of four floors with the top storey dedicated for hospitality with an area of 1,717 square meters.
The Pavilion covers an area of more than 15,000m 2 ; it is made up of four floors with the top storey dedicated for hospitality with an area of 1,717m 2 .
The pavilion covers an area of more than 15,000 square metres, and is made up of four floors with the top storey dedicated for hospitality with an area of 1,717 square metres.
OU might imagine that the 23rd, top storey of the Cwmbran Tower was not a hugely comfortable place to be last Wednesday, June 14.
stop collecting "The collection did take up a lot of space and I had a dedicated room in the top storey of the house, but now we have moved to a bungalow and it has to go."