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top drawer

Of or having the highest quality, skill, value, importance, or rank. Hyphenated if used before a noun. That performance from Bueler in the last round really was top drawer. Ever since he got that promotion, Tom's taken to drinking only top-drawer liquor when we go out.
See also: drawer, top

top-drawer

mod. top-quality. I want to hire a young MBA who’s top-drawer.
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Of course, what's bottom-drawer to me (playing video games) may be top-drawer to you (especially if you're the president of Sega), and vice versa.
"Especially the top-drawer stuff like CSPAN and NPR will generate both subscriptions and book sales, heavier on the book sales usually since it's $19.95 and the newsletter is $310.
* Advanced Applications in Quality Management is for those who already understand the basics of quality improvement and are seeking top-drawer solutions to real-life problems.
Still, there is an advantage to asking for previously published work: you get top-drawer stuff.
I'd like to inform all of your readers Cylinder & Slide does top-drawer work and to not hesitate in having anything done by them.
Having researched the market carefully, Wilton Station LLC developers have planned a mixed-use thriving village, complete with top-drawer residential amenities and on-site boutique retailers.
Naxos has produced some pretty mediocre releases over the years as well as some absolutely top-drawer products.
The $70 million budget called for the rehabilitation of the 10,000-SF lobby including marble floors, elegant brass fixtures, coffered sheetrock ceiling and top-drawer furnishings.
They've danced in a broad range of top-drawer companies, from La La La Human Steps to Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey to the Pennsylvania Ballet.
Levert will look through their personnel database of 'certified' candidates - their pre-interviewed and pre-screened top-drawer workers - and their pool of registered 'temporary' candidates which have not gone through Levert's interviewing process and reference checks.
The American Nursing Home Association says land costs should not exceed 20% of the total But builder Warren Wittman, of Columbus, Ohio says he can pay more if a top-drawer location demands it Furnishings will average $500 per bed, but this includes items like furniture and TV for public areas.
For what real amicability exists between me and the friends on whom, by calling them to witness - but not share in - my success, I can only be hoping to visit a plague of envy, which in the worst case will exact retribution for their contempt and in the best impel them to make it up to me before (returning the contempt on them) I desert the stumblebums for good in favor of the top-drawer first-rate chums I now attract?
Italy are boosted by the return of captain Sergio Parisse, and Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said: "We all know what value he adds to a team, not just as an individual athletic player and a top-drawer competitor but also as a leader and talisman."
Recruiting top-drawer staff will, of course, help Atom, which is a very important project for the North East.
Wilfried Sanou came close to levelling for the Stallions - playing in their first final - midway through the second half but his brief flash of brilliance was extinguished by a top-drawer save by Vincent Enyeama.